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

China Burma India Hump Aircrews

 
 
China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of those United States
and Allied personnel who flew the
Himalayas in the China Burma India theater in World War II

 
Erected by the China Burma India Hump Pilots Association, a Group of Their Comrades, Families, and Friends.
 
Location. 39° 46.833′ N, 84° 6.719′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #030) 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. "The Mighty Eighth" (a few steps from this marker); Valor Park (a few steps from this marker); 44th Bomb Group (H) (within shouting distance of this marker); Glider Pilots (within shouting distance of this marker); 91st Bomb Group (H) (within shouting distance of this marker); Doris Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); 34th Bomb Group (Heavy) (within shouting distance of this marker); 353rd Fighter Group (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial (rear) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial (rear)

1. CBI Theater. (Submitted on January 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. CBI Hump Pilots Association (now dissolved). (Submitted on January 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. CBI Hump Airlift Operations. (Submitted on January 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
3. China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial
Near northern boundary of park, with museum in background.
China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial Rock image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
4. China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial Rock
This rock from Paoshan, Yunnan Province
provided by Peoples Republic of China
China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
5. China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial
Flag of the Republic of China.
China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
6. China Burma India Hump Aircrews Memorial

This composite aircraft
represents the many types of aircraft, gliders
and helicopters used in the China Burma
India Theater in World War II
China Burma India Theater Symbol image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
7. China Burma India Theater Symbol
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
8. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,039 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   8. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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