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

22nd Marine Regiment

 
 
22nd Marine Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 22nd Marine Regiment Marker
Inscription.

The 22nd Marine Regiment was cited for their capture of Sugar Loaf Hill, 14-19 May 1944. The 4th Marine Regiment was cited for the Battle of Mount Yaetake. The 6th Marine Division lost 8,227 killed and wounded. In exchange, more than 18,000 Japanese troops were killed and 3,254 captured: more than in any previous campaign and the largest in Marine Corps history.

The 6th Marine Division received the Presidential Citation.
 
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, 074) 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

Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1
(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. A Very Brief History of the 22nd Marines. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 6th Marine Division Official Website. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 6th Marine Division on Facebook. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 6th Marine Division WWII Color Photos. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & 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 132 times since then and 14 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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