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Dover Air Force Base in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

2nd Ferrying Group

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 11, 2019
1. 2nd Ferrying Group Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated in remembrance of
all who served in the
2nd Ferrying Group, Ferrying Division
Air Transport Command,
New Castle Army Base, Delaware.
1942-1946

The group delivered aircraft all over the world and was the first to utilize women pilots, the WAFS and WASPS.

In late 1943, the group established a scheduled military airline "Crescent Caravan" from New Castle, Delaware to Calcutta, India, flying C-54 type aircraft.

Turning final

 
Location. 39° 7.103′ N, 75° 27.372′ W. Marker is in Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from Heritage Road 0.7 miles west of Bayside Drive (Delaware Route 9), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1301 Heritage Road, Dover AFB DE 19902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Berlin Airlift Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Women in the Military Memorial (a few steps from this marker); POW-MIA (a few steps from this marker); P-51 Mustang (a few steps from this
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marker); T-33A (a few steps from this marker); Asian American and Pacific Islander U.S. Air Force Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 61st Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); C-133 Cargomaster (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover Air Force Base.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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