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

47th Troop Carrier Squadron

9th Air Force

 

1942 – 1945

 
47th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 47th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker
Inscription.

To honor the members of the
47th Troop Carrier Squadron
who served their country during WWII

Airborne Assault
Sicily Italy Normandy
Holland Germany


 
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, 081) 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. 47th Airlift Flight Fact Sheet. (Submitted on February 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1

2. D-Day 9th Air Force Order of Battle. (Submitted on February 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 9th Troop Carrier Command Units. (Submitted on February 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. RAF Folkingham during WWII. (Submitted on February 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on February 28, 2016, 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 118 times since then and 4 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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