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44th Bomb Group (Heavy)

 
 
44th Bomb Group (Heavy) Markern- obverse image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
1. 44th Bomb Group (Heavy) Markern- obverse
Inscription.
(Obverse)
44th Bomb Group (Heavy) 8th Air Force – U.S. Army Air Corps Station 115, Shipdham, England Sept. 1942 – May 1945 66th, 67th, 68th, 506th Squadrons 8000 personnel/344 combat missions 153 B-24s lost/330 Axis aircraft AC shot down 859 aircrew KIA/232 WIA/544 POW

(Reverse)
The Flying Eight Balls 44th Bomb Group awards Medal of Honor Col. Leon W. Johnson Lt. Col. Leon R. Vance Presidential Unit Citation Kiel, Germany Ploesti, Romania (low level)
 
Location. 40° 12.117′ N, 77° 9.51′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Army Heritage Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 88th Infantry (here, next to this marker); 80th Infantry (here, next to this marker); Team Spirit (within shouting distance of this marker); Reforger (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Warrant Officer 4 William F. Hale (Retired) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Army’s New 50-Ton Killer (within

44th Bomb Group (Heavy) Marker - reverse image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
2. 44th Bomb Group (Heavy) Marker - reverse
shouting distance of this marker); Cold War (within shouting distance of this marker); Integrity (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
The Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
3. The Memorial Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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