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

7th Bombardment Group

The First and The Last

 
 
7th Bombardment Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 7th Bombardment Group Marker
Inscription.
In memory of those who made the
supreme sacrifice for their country
while serving with the
7th Bombardment Group
1941 - 1945
May They Not Have Died in Vain

Combat Squadrons
9th 11th 22nd 88th
436th 492nd 493rd
and Support Units

Pearl Harbor Java India
Australia Middle East
Burma China

Two Distinguished Unit Citations

 
Location. 39° 46.769′ N, 84° 6.781′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #134) 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. 90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (here, next to this marker); 13th Bombardment Squadron (Light-Night Intruder) (a few steps from this marker); 381st Bomb Group (H) B-17 and 432nd Air Service Group (a few steps from this marker); Staff Sgt Joseph J. Terbay (a few steps from this marker); 13th Bomb Sqdn., 3rd Bomb Gp.
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
(a few steps from this marker); 376th Heavy Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 341st Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 345th Bombardment 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 July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 7th Bombardment Group Historical Foundation. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 7th Bombardment Group/Wing 1918-1995 Book Preview. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 7th Bombardment Group in the CBI. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 420 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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