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B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration

 
 
B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration Marker
Inscription.
First Flight – 29 December 1939
Lindbergh Field – San Diego, Ca.

Over 19,000 were built; more than any other U.S. combat plane
Dedicated to its memory and those people who produced, supported and flew it in all combat theaters in WWII.
U.S. Army Air Forces; U.S. Navy; U.S. Marine Corps; and
Allied Forces of the RAF, RCAF, RAAF and RNZAF.

”Their Heritage Lives On”

Dedicated: 7 December 1989

 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 39° 46.792′ N, 84° 6.674′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #165) 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. 731st Bomb Squadron (L-NA) (here, next to this marker); 456th Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 401st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 460th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker);
B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration Marker
On left side of walkway. Looking north.
19th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 442nd Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 4th Ferrying Group (a few steps from this marker); 339th 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 January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Consolidated B-24 Liberator. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. B-24 Liberator at Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Contemporary Popular Science Article on the B-24. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, 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 277 times since then and 13 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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