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

490th Bombardment Group

 
 
490th Bombardment Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 490th Bombardment Group Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated
to the
officers and men
of the
490th Bombardment Group
who were
Killed in Action
Killed in Line of Duty
Missing in Action

848 B.S. 849 B.S.
850 B.S. 851 B.S.
and All Service Units

Their Sacrifice Was
Not in Vain

 
Location. 39° 46.79′ N, 84° 6.796′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #12) 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. 453rd Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 464th Bomb Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 467th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 32nd Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 384th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 438th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 452nd Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 445th Combat Group H (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
490th Bombardment Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 490th Bombardment Group Marker
Marker is to far right distance, beyond view, along the northwest boundary (adjacent the parking lot) of the park.

1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 490th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on January 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 490th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on January 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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