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

Glider Pilots

 
 
Glider Pilots Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. Glider Pilots Marker
Inscription.

“In Memory of the Glider Pilots
Who Served Their Country in WWII”

October 8, 1987

 
Erected 1987 by The National World War II Glider Pilots Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.837′ N, 84° 6.737′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #003) 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. Doris Scott (here, next to this marker); 44th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); "The Mighty Eighth" (a few steps from this marker); 91st Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Alexander P. de Seversky (a few steps from this marker); 34th Bomb Group (Heavy) (within shouting distance of this marker); China Burma India Hump Aircrews (within shouting distance of this marker); 94th Troop Carrier Squadron (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
Glider Pilots Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. Glider Pilots Marker
Along northwest edge of park (adjacent to museum parking). Looking east, with Valor Park (planes) at distant right.
. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. National WWII Glider Pilots Association. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Glider Pilot - "Harry Furr". (Courtesy "Oklahoma World War II Stories" reporter Dick Pryor) the W.W.II Glider Pilot, Harry Furr tells his story! (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
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 671 times since then and 14 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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