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

U.S. Navy Bombing Squadron VB104

 
 
U.S. Navy Bombing Squadron VB104 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. U.S. Navy Bombing Squadron VB104 Marker
Inscription.  
U.S. Navy Bombing Squadron
VB104

Recipient of two Presidential Unit citations

In everlasting remembrance of the 96
officers and men lost in combat

Aug 1943 to Mar 1944 & Nov 1944 to Apr 1945

Guadalcanal to Luzon
56 enemy aircraft destroyed
105,000 tons shipping sunk

 
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° 4.129′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on McClellan Drive east of Grant Drive, on the right when traveling east. 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. 13th Airborne Division (a few steps from this marker); 63rd Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 173d Airborne Brigade (Sep) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Military Order of the World Wars
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplains Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Airborne Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Catholic War Veterans, U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); 505th Parachute Infantry Regimental Combat Team (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 69 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Feb. 26, 2021