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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

47th Fighter Squadron

Dogpatchers

 

— 7th Fighter Command • 7th Air Force —

 
47th Fighter Squadron Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 47th Fighter Squadron Memorial Bench
Inscription.  

They fly farthest who fly first

Haliewa, HI.
7. Dec. 1941

Iwo Jima - Japan
Feb. 1945 - Aug. 1945


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1945.
 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 6.751′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker (Wall #01 Memorial Bench) 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 45433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. AC-130A Spectre Gunship II (here, next to this marker); SSgt Forrest Ray Cope (here, next to this marker); 504th Bomb Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); Frederick W. Kaufmann, Colonel, USAF (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 1954E (here, next to this marker); Michael Slepecky, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Army Air Corps Flying Cadet Class 41-B
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
2. Memorial Wall #1
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(here, next to this marker); Air Resupply and Communications Special Operations (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. 47th Fighter Squadron (AFRC) Fact Sheet. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 47th Fighter Squadron World War II History. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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 July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Aug. 8, 2022