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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

44th Bomb Group (H)

8th Air Force

 

B-24 Liberators

 
44th Bomb Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 44th Bomb Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the
“Flying Eightball Group”
First Mission 7 November 42
Last Mission 25 April 45
344 Combat Missions
Destroyed 330 Enemy Planes
Received the Distinguished
Unit Citation for
Kiel, Germany 14 May 1943
Ploesti, Rumania 1 August 1943

 
Erected by 44th Bomb Group Veterans Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.842′ N, 84° 6.732′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #002) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glider Pilots (a few steps from this marker); "The Mighty Eighth" (a few steps from this marker); Doris Scott (a few steps from this marker); China Burma India Hump Aircrews (within shouting distance of this marker); 91st Bomb Group (H) (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander P. de Seversky
44th Bomb Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 44th Bomb Group (H) Marker
Near the northern corner boundary of park. Looking southeast, with 8th Air Force Memorial behind trees and Valor Park (planes) at distant right center.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 34th Bomb Group (Heavy) (within shouting distance of this marker); Valor Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 44th Bomb Group (H). (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 44th Bomb Group Veterans Association. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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