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

Fifth Fighter Squadron

Fifty Second Fighter Group

 
 
Fifth Fighter Squadron Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. Fifth Fighter Squadron Memorial
Inscription.

106 Aerial Victories Flying
British Spitfires & P-51 Mustangs

Europe Africa Mediterranean Theaters
1942 - 1945

Two Distinguished Unit Citations
Twelve Battle Honors

Dedicated 1987 in memory of all
“Spitten Kittens”

 
Erected 1987 by 5th Fighter Squadron Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.805′ N, 84° 6.715′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #85) 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 Bomb Squadron (a few steps from this marker); Doolittle Tokyo Raiders (a few steps from this marker); Pilot Training Class "52 Charlie" (a few steps from this marker); 442nd Troop Carrier Wing (a few steps from this marker); 352nd Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 21st Air Depot Group
Fifth Fighter Squadron Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. Fifth Fighter Squadron Memorial
Doolittle Raiders Memorial in background. Looking southeast.
(a few steps from this marker); 4th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 364th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on February 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 52nd Fighter Group. (Submitted on February 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 5th Flying Training Squadron. (Submitted on February 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, 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 476 times since then and 3 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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