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

308th Fighter Squadron 31st Fighter Group

Return With Honor

 

8th Air Force 12th Air Force 15th Air Force

 
31st Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 31st Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.

In Memory of Those Who Served

First U.S. Fighter Group in Combat in ETO
571 Aerial Victories in Group 33 Aces
Top Scoring Ace in Mediterranean Theater
First Axis Plane Shot Down in ETO by U.S. Group

Dedicated 8 June 1995

 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 39° 46.744′ N, 84° 6.725′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #203) 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. 68th Air Service Group (here, next to this marker); 8th Attack Squadron (here, next to this marker); 368th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 33rd Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 405th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 437th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); MSgt Robert L. Frazier (a few steps from this marker); 410th Bombardment Group (L) (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign

1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 31st Fighter Group. (Submitted on January 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 31st Fighter Group. (Submitted on January 13, 2012, 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 383 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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