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

416th Bombardment Group

World War II - European Theater

 

— 1943 - 1945 —

 
416th Bombardment Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. 416th Bombardment Group Marker
Inscription.  
4th Service Group - 79th Station Complement - 199th Medical Detachment - 21st Weather - 1297 Military Police - Red Cross
Dedicated in memory of the Gallant 416th Airmen and the diligent support personnel whose supreme sacrifice aided in preserving freedom throughout the world.
"Our 286th Mission"

[Captions:]
A26 Invader - First group in the world

A20 Havoc - First 9th Air Force Group in ETO
Support Units - 668th, 669th, 670th, 671st
 
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° 52.599′ N, 77° 4.344′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial can be reached from Wilson Avenue west of Roosevelt Drive, on the left when traveling west. 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. The Memorial Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Seafarers Memorial (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Pearl Harbor Survivors Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of the Elbe (within shouting distance of this marker); General George C. Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of the Unknowns (within shouting distance of this marker); 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Army 8th Air Force (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 59 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Nov. 30, 2020