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

461st Bomb Group (H)

1943 - 1945

 

15th Air Force - Italy

 
461st Bomb Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 461st Bomb Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
In honor of the men of the 461st Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, who valiantly fought in 223 missions, bringing victory in Europe. Based in Cerignola, Italy, January 1944 [to] June 1945

Two Unit Citations
Ten Campaigns
Activated 1943
Deactivated 1945

Dedicated 1 Nov. 1990

 
Erected 1990 by 461st Bombardment Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.735′ N, 84° 6.778′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #266) 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. 30th Bombardment Group (here, next to this marker); Boy Scouts of America Liberty and Freedom Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 339th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); World War II Bombardiers (a few steps from this marker); 89th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 450th Bombardment Group (H)
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
(a few steps from this marker); 312th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 463rd Bombardment Group (H) (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 December 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 461st Bombardment Group Association. (Submitted on December 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Heavy Bomber Groups of the 15th Air Force. (Submitted on December 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 6 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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