“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

487th Bomb Group

487th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. 487th Bomb Group Marker
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

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 National Cemetery, 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
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of this marker. 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 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 57 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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