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

Purple Heart Memorial

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. Purple Heart Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated to all men and women
wounded in all our wars.

My stone is red for the blood they shed.
The medal I bear is my country’s way
to show they care.
If I could be seen by all mankind
maybe peace will come in my lifetime.

 
Erected by Department of Ohio, Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 39° 46.804′ N, 84° 6.735′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #273) 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. 364th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 4th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 446th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 5th Air Force (a few steps from this marker); 352nd Fighter Group (a few
Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. Purple Heart Memorial
Looking NNE toward Valor Park and the museum.
steps from this marker); 448th Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 13th Bomb Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 43rd Bombardment Group (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 February 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of the Purple Heart. (Submitted on February 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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