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451st Bombardment Group (H)

 
 
451st Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 451st Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
With this memorial, we who served in the ranks of the
451st Bombardment Group (H),
pay tribute to the memory of our heroic WW-II comrades
“Bloodied in Battle........Cleansed by Courage”
3 Distinguished Unit Citations
25 February 1944 - Regensburg, Germany
5 April 1944 - Ploesti, Rumania
23 August 1944 - Markersdorf Airdrome, Austria
10 Campaign Stars 245 Combat Missions
Activated May 1943 Inactivated September 1945
Dedicated 11 August 1984

 
Erected 1984 by 451st Bombardment Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.767′ N, 84° 6.815′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #18) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 316th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 79th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 322nd Bomb Group (M) (a few steps from this marker); 466th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial Tree
451st Bombardment Group (H) Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 451st Bombardment Group (H) Marker Detail
(a few steps from this marker); 1st Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 486th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 394th Bomb Group (M) (a few steps from this marker); 27th Fighter Bomber Group (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .  NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on December 31, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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451st Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
3. 451st Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Eleventh marker on right side of walkway (beyond sight). Looking southwest.
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 31, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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