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

504th Bomb Group (VH)

313th Bomb Wing • 20th Air Force • WWII

 

—Tinian, Mariana Islands —

 
504th Bomb Group (VH) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 504th Bomb Group (VH) Marker
Inscription.

The achievement has been the final victory. Those who gave their lives to gain this end are remembered for more than names on a casualty list. By carrying the battle vigorously to the enemy, they insured the preservation of the American Way of Life. Bless them all.
 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 6.751′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial Wall #1, 099) 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. 47th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); AC-130A Spectre Gunship II (here, next to this marker); SSgt Forrest Ray Cope (here, next to this marker); Frederick W. Kaufmann, Colonel, USAF (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 1954E (here, next to this marker); Michael Slepecky, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Army Air Corps Flying Cadet Class 41-B (here, next to this marker); Air Resupply and Communications Special Operations (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .

Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1

1. 504th Bomb Group Association on Facebook. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 504th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 20th Air Force Unit Echelon. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. B-29 Superfortress Then and Now. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Memorial Wall #1
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 221 times since then and 5 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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