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

Cpl Anthony P. Damato

In Honor Of

 

—Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient —

 
Cpl Anthony P. Damato Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. Cpl Anthony P. Damato Marker
Inscription.

At the risk of his own life, above and beyond the call of duty, while serving with an assault company, the 2nd Platoon, Easy Company, 22nd Marines against enemy Japanese forces on Engibe Island, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands, 19-20 February 1944. He gallantly gave his life to save the lives of his two Marine companions.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
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, 075) 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. Cpl Anthony P. Damato Medal of Honor Citation. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cpl Anthony P. Damato, USMC, 1922-1944. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 6th Marine Division Official Website. (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 119 times since then. 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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