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93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy)

 
 
93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 16, 2011
1. 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker
(Emblem: Ted's Travelling Circus, B-24 Liberator, Eighth Air Force Second Division)
Inscription.
Alconbury and Hardwick, England
North Africa: Three Tours
WWII Strategic Bombing 1942 - 1945

In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Skies
Over Europe During World War II to Preserve Our Freedoms.
Dedicated to All Who Served
Group Combat Missions: 396
Airman Killed in Action and/or Missing: 670
Low Altitude Raid Against Ploesti Oil Production : 1 Aug 1943
Airman Decorations for Ploesti: Two Medals of Honor and
Four Distinguished Service Crosses
Distinguished Unit Citations: Two
Battle Campaigns: Eighteen
Squadrons: 328th, 329th, 330th, and 409th
Dedicated 1997

 
Location. 38° 52.809′ N, 77° 4.188′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Grant Drive near Roosevelt Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in Arlington National Cemetery Section 2, with a Memorial American Holly Tree. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (a few steps from this marker); 484th Bombardment Group (within shouting distance of this marker); 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker and Memorial American Holly Tree image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 16, 2011
2. 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker and Memorial American Holly Tree
(within shouting distance of this marker); American Ex-Prisoners of War (within shouting distance of this marker); Khe Sanh Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Marshal Sir John Dill (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil Air Patrol (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Eighth Air Force Historical Society. 93rd Bombardment Group (Submitted on January 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Ted's Travelling Circus. The 93rd Bombardment Group (H) (Submitted on January 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on October 10, 2016.
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