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

460th Fighter Squadron

The Black Rams

 

P-47 & P-51, New Guinea - Japan

 
460th Fighter Squadron Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 460th Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the personnel of the 460th Fighter Squadron – 348th Ftr Group – 5th Air Force
in glory and honor.
This unit was formed in New Guinea in 1944
as a special squadron in P-47 Aircraft
Completed missions to Japan from IF Shima
1945 in P-51 aircraft.

Dedicated May 1991

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 39° 46.791′ N, 84° 6.667′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #161) 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. 401st Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 456th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration (a few steps from this marker); Forward Air Controllers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 442nd Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 94th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 731st Bomb Squadron (L-NA) (a few steps from this marker); 19th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
460th Fighter Squadron Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 460th Fighter Squadron Marker
Second marker on right side of walkway. Looking northeast.

 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. A Brief History of the 460th Fighter Squadron. (Submitted on January 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. A Brief History of the 460th Fighter Squadron During NMUSAF Memorial Park Dedication. (Submitted on January 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, 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 372 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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