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

Fifth Airdrome Squadron

 
 
Fifth Airdrome Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. Fifth Airdrome Squadron Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Men of the
Fifth Airdrome Squadron
Activated Nov 1942, Deactivated Sept. 1945

Assigned to Serve with the
Eighth Air Force, June 1943

Dedicated September 1985

 
Erected 1985.
 
Location. 39° 46.792′ N, 84° 6.755′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #118) 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. 488th Bomb Squadron "M" (here, next to this marker); 58th Bomb Wing (here, next to this marker); 7th Combat Cargo Squadron (here, next to this marker); 97th Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 451st Bombardment Squadron (a few steps from this marker); Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 13th Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
Fifth Airdrome Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. Fifth Airdrome Squadron Marker
On right side of walkway, hidden behind trees, near the top right of curve in the path. Looking south.
 NMUSAF Memorial Park. (Submitted on January 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, 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 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 23, 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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