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

Thomas W. Ferebee

Colonel USAF (Ret)

 
 
Thomas W. Ferebee Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. Thomas W. Ferebee Marker
Inscription.

Bombardier of Enola Gay
that dropped the first atomic bomb
on Japan at Hiroshima
6 August 1945

 
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, 122) 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); 504th Bomb Group (VH) (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). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Ferebee Dies at 81: Dropped First Atomic Bomb, New York Times Obit (2000). (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Thomas W. Ferebee at Gathering of Eagles
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1
. (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Boeing B-29 Superfortress 'Enola Gay'. (Submitted on July 18, 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 111 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   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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