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Riverside in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

94th Troop Carrier Squadron

(439th Troop Carrier Group)

— (1943 - 1945) —

 
 
94th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 94th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker
Inscription.  
At 0111 Hours on 6 June 1944 (D-Day) from the 94th Squadron aircraft “Argonia,” some of the first elements of the 101st Airborne Division jumped into Normandy to help spearhead the largest airborne assault in history against Hitler's Fortress Europe.

Campaigns - 7 Battle Stars
Decorations: Distinguished Unit Citation
French Croix de Guerre with Palm
French Fourragere
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is June 6, 1944.
 
Location. 39° 46.822′ N, 84° 6.746′ W. Marker is in Riverside, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Spaatz Circle. Marker (Memorial #27) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Cir, Dayton OH 45431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 34th Bomb Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 303rd Bomb Group 'H' (a few steps from this marker); Second Schweinfurt Memorial (a few
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steps from this marker); Alexander P. de Seversky (a few steps from this marker); 91st Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 10th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 43rd Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 483rd Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverside.
 
Also see . . .
1. 94th Flying Training Squadron Lineage. (Submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
94th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 94th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker
Second marker on right side of walkway. Looking southwest.
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 824 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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