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49th Fighter Group/Wing

Tutor et Ultor

— "I Protect and Avenge" —

 
 
49th Fighter Group/Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 49th Fighter Group/Wing Marker
Inscription.  

Activated 16 Jan 41
• Dedicated to all members who served with Distinction-Honor-Valor-Devotion
• Recognition for outstanding achievements during war/peace.
• Participation world conflicts - operational/historical USAF events
• WWII - Korea - Vietnam - Persian Gulf
• Fifty-Two Years continuous active duty

• 43 Aces • 678 Aircraft Destroyed • 20 Battle Streamers • 10 Unit Citations

Dedicated 27 Aug 93

 
Erected 1993.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is January 16, 1944.
 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 6.69′ W. Marker is in Riverside, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker (Memorial #196) 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 Street, 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. 493rd Bomb Group (H) (here, next to this marker); Flight Test Crews
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(a few steps from this marker); B-47 Stratojet (a few steps from this marker); 73rd Bombardment Wing (a few steps from this marker); 310th Bombardment Wing (M) (SAC) (a few steps from this marker); USAAF Warsaw Uprising Support Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 460th Bombardment Group (H) (within shouting distance of this marker); 50th Troop Carrier • Tactical Airlift • Airlft Squadron (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverside.
 
Also see . . .
1. 49th Fighter Group. Army Air Corps in World War II website entry (Submitted on January 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 49th Fighter Wing. Global Security website entry (Submitted on January 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
49th Fighter Group/Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 49th Fighter Group/Wing Marker
Marker on far side of walkway, looking northeast
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for more information.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
Meemorial Park map and marker listing
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Curtiss P-40E Warhawk aircraft of the 8th Pursuit Squadron, 49th Pursuit Group image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, 1942
4. Curtiss P-40E Warhawk aircraft of the 8th Pursuit Squadron, 49th Pursuit Group
Darwin, Northern Territories (Australia) on 19 June 1942.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on August 24, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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