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

451st Bombardment Squadron

 
 
451st Bombardment Squadron Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 451st Bombardment Squadron Marker
Inscription.
In honor
of
the men who served in the
451st Bombardment Squadron
322nd Bombardment Group (M)


Flew 301 combat missions in
B-26 Marauders from
England, France and Belgium during WWII
6 Campaigns in European Theatre of Operations

Distinguished Unit Citation;
ETO, 17 July 1943 - 24 July 1944

“Our Fallen Comrades Are Not Forgotten”

Activated: MacDill Field, Florida - 17 July 1942
Inactivated: Camp Kilmer, New Jersey - 11 December 1945

Dedicated - 17 July 1986

 
Erected 1986.
 
Location. 39° 46.801′ N, 84° 6.753′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #120) 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. 13th Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 385th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 98th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 7th Combat Cargo Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 58th Bomb Wing (a few steps from this marker); Khobar Towers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 7th Photo Group (a few steps from this marker); Fifth Airdrome Squadron (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
451st Bombardment Squadron Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 451st Bombardment Squadron Marker
Second marker on right of walkway. Looking southeast.

 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. 451st Bomb Sqdn, 322nd Bomb Group. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. 1st Lt James M. Sweeney. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 750 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
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