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

479th Fighter Group

434th, 435th, 436th Fighter Squadrons

 

8th Air Force

 
479th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 479th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.

Wattisham, England 1944-1945

Lest We Forget "All The Fine Young Men"

Dedicated - 9 October 1996


 
Erected 1996.
 
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, 041) 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.
 
Regarding 479th Fighter Group. Book The 479th Fighter Group in World War II:: in Action over Europe with the P-38
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1
and P-51
, by Terry A. Fairfield, tells the unit's story.
 
Also see . . .
1. 479th Fighter Group. (Submitted on March 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 479th Fighter Group. (Submitted on March 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 479th Fighter Group Gallery. (Submitted on March 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on March 11, 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 154 times since then and 2 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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