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

B-29 Crew #15

May 1945 - February 1946

 
 
B-29 Crew #15 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. B-29 Crew #15 Marker
Inscription.

2nd Lt. Russell E Bryant – Navigator
2nd Lt. William H Hoylen – Bombardier
Sgt Herman E Horstman – CFC Gunner
2nd Lt. William E. May – Observer Engineer
Cpl James M O’Connor – Tail Gunner
2nd Lt. George M Osic – Copilot
1st Lt. Charles L. Patterson –
Aircraft Commander
Sgt Howard L Shores – Waist Gunner
Sgt William H Snow – Radio Operator
Sgt Forrest H Sogge – Waist Gunner
2nd Lt. Franz E. Spohn – Navigator Radar

 
Location. 39° 46.778′ N, 84° 6.757′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial Wall #2, 016) 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. 15th Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 13th “Jungle” Air Force (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 49C (here, next to this marker); The EC-47 ARDF Mission (here,
NMUSAF Memorial Wall #2 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Wall #2
next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 48-C (here, next to this marker); B/G Edward J Hopkins (here, next to this marker); 9th Photo Recon Squadron (here, next to this marker); Marvin T. Koerner, P.E. (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. Boeing B-29 Superfortress Fact Sheet. (Submitted on April 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. B-29 Crew Position Film at YouTube. (Submitted on April 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. B-29 Flight Procedure 1944 USAAF Training Film. (Submitted on April 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on April 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
NMUSAF Memorial Wall #2 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Wall #2
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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