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

Ohioans Who Served in the 8th Air Force

 
 
Ohioans Who Served in the 8th Air Force Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. Ohioans Who Served in the 8th Air Force Marker
Inscription.

To the men and women,
Citizens of Ohio
who have served their
country in time of
war or peace
in the Eighth Air Force

[Dedicated] May 21, 1988


 
Erected 1988 by Ohio Chapter of the Eighth Air Force Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 46.757′ N, 84° 6.747′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial 127) 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. 65th Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots (here, next to this marker); 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 49th Fighter Squadron 14th Fighter Group (TE) (a few steps from this marker); Col. David T. McKnight (a few steps from this marker); 310th Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 47th Fighter Squadron
Ohioans Who Served in the 8th Air Force Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
2. Ohioans Who Served in the 8th Air Force Marker
Memorial Wall #1 is in background
(a few steps from this marker); AC-130A Spectre Gunship II (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. Eighth Air Force Historical Society. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Eighth Air Force Fact Sheet. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, World II
 
8th Air Force Historical Society Emblem on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
3. 8th Air Force Historical Society Emblem on Marker
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 172 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 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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