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

448th Bombardment Group

20th Combat Wing 2nd Air Div 8th AF

 
 
448th Bombardment Group Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 448th Bombardment Group Memorial
Inscription.
Located near Seething, England from Dec. 1943 to June 1945, members of the 712, 713, 714 & 715 Squadrons flew 7,343 sorties on 282 misisons dropping 15,286 tons of bombs and shot down 47 enemy aircraft. Lost were 146 B-24 Liberator bombers with over 400 air crew killed.

To Their Memory

This bit of history is dedicated by survivors of the 448th, 16 July 1986
 
Erected 1986 by Survivors of the 448th Bombardment Group.
 
Location. 39° 46.813′ N, 84° 6.732′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #096) 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. 446th Bomb Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 43rd Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 364th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 4th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); Purple Heart Memorial
448th Bombardment Group Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 448th Bombardment Group Memorial
Looking NNW toward the 8th Air Force Memorial (propeller) and museum.
(a few steps from this marker); 5th Air Force (a few steps from this marker); 352nd Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 13th Bomb Squadron (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. 448th Bomb Group (H). (Submitted on February 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on February 13, 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 February 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 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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