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

417th Bombardment Group (L)

Southwest Pacific Area

 

5th Air Force

 
417th Bombardment Group (L) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 417th Bombardment Group (L) Marker
Inscription.

New Guinea 1944 East Indies
Philippines 1945 Okinawa
A-20 Havoc

Dedicated in Memory of all our
Airmen and Support Personnel
Whose Supreme Sacrifices
Aided in Preserving Freedom
throughout the World.

Dedicated 19 September 1997


 
Erected 1997.
 
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, 057) 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.
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1
(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. 417th Bombardment Group WWII History. (Submitted on March 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Sky Lancer 417th Bomb Group (1946) digital book. (Submitted on March 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on March 18, 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
 
 
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