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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

454th Bombardment Group

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. 454th Bombardment Group Marker
Inscription.  
Fifteenth Air Force
304th Bombardment Wing

454th Bombardment Group (H) AAF
San Giovanni Airfield, Italy
1944 - 1945

"Memorializing those who made the Supreme Sacrifice"

"Honoring all who served"

Placed in 1993 by former members of the group
marking the 50th year anniversary of it's activation

 
Erected 1993 by Former members of the group.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.796′ N, 77° 4.236′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Roosevelt Drive south of Grant Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Memorial Avenue, Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (within shouting distance of this marker); Khe Sanh Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy)
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(within shouting distance of this marker); American Ex-Prisoners of War (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Underhill (DE-682) Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines of African and Asian-Pacific Descent (about 300 feet away); The Spirit of the Cavalry Lives On (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Nov. 27, 2020