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

13th Troop Carrier Squadron

1940 - 1946

 
 
13th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 13th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker
Inscription.
In honor of the men who served the
13th Troop Carrier Squadron
who flew with pride and served with honor in WWII
Four years in the
South and Southwest Pacific
Guadalcanal to the Philippines

A Job Needed to Be Done - We Did It
“The Thirsty Thirteenth”

Dedicated August 10, 1985

 
Erected 1985.
 
Location. 39° 46.801′ N, 84° 6.752′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #114) 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. 451st Bombardment Squadron (here, next to this marker); 98th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 385th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 7th Combat Cargo Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 58th Bomb Wing (a few steps from this marker); Khobar Towers Memorial
13th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 13th Troop Carrier Squadron Marker
Second marker on left side of walkway, just beyond intersecting walkway.
(a few steps from this marker); Fifth Airdrome Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 485th Bomb Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Thirsty Thirteenth. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 13th Troop Carrier Squadron. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & 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 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 754 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 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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