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

86th Fighter Bomber Group

525th, 526th, 527th, and Headquarters Squadrons

 

12AAF USAAF 9AAF

 
86th Fighter Bomber Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 86th Fighter Bomber Group Marker
Inscription.

In Memory of These Brave Men

In North Africa, Sicily, Italy,
Corsica, France and Germany.
Received 7 Campaign Stars and
2 Presidential Unit Citations.
Our aircraft were the A-36, P-40 and P-47.
Activated, 10 Feb. 1942.
Inactivated, 31 Mar. 1946.


 
Erected 1987.
 
Location. 39° 46.776′ N, 84° 6.737′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial 109) 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. 2nd Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 459th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); Flying Cadet Class 40-G (a few steps from this marker); 64th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 5th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters Squadron, Air Service Command (a few steps
86th Fighter Bomber Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
2. 86th Fighter Bomber Group Marker
from this marker); 390th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 492nd Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. 86th Fighter Bomber Group History. (Submitted on May 17, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 86th Fighter Bomber Group Association on Facebook. (Submitted on May 17, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 86th Fighter Bomber Group in World War II. (Submitted on May 17, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on May 17, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, 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 150 times since then and 10 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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