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487th Bomb Group

 
 
487th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. 487th Bomb Group Marker
Inscription.  
To the Men of the 487th Bomb Group (H)
Lost in Action 1943 -- 1945


487th Bomb Group (H)
836th Squadron
837th Squadron
838th Squadron
839th Squadron

U.S. Army Air Force
8th Air Force
Station 137
Lavenham, Suffolk
England

I remember you, my young brothers,
as we were, as it was.
This is the resting place of our memory,
as it will always be.
487th Crew Member, 1996
 
Erected 1996 by 487th Bomb 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° 52.725′ N, 77° 4.261′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Roosevelt Drive south of McClellan Drive, on the right when traveling south. 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
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. Military Chaplains Association Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines of African and Asian-Pacific Descent (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Officers Association of America Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Spirit of the Cavalry Lives On (about 400 feet away); U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos (about 400 feet away); U.S.S. Boston (about 400 feet away); U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association (about 400 feet away); 454th Bombardment Group (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 24, 2022