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

442nd Troop Carrier Wing

 
 
442nd Troop Carrier Wing Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 442nd Troop Carrier Wing Memorial
Inscription.
Memorium
In memory of the
members of the
442nd Troop Carrier Wing
who gave their lives
to help preserve world
peace. December 19, 1961

Maj Jacob T Battenberg Jr
Capt Bobby E Wunsch
Capt Brodie E Bryant
Lt Warren R High
MSgt DeWitt F Edgar
MSgt Garland C Van Meter
A1C Dale R Willert

 
Erected 1999 by The 442nd Air Force Reserve Association, Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base, Missouri.
 
Location. 39° 46.81′ N, 84° 6.71′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #86) 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. 21st Air Depot Group (here, next to this marker); Fifth Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); Doolittle Tokyo Raiders (a few steps from this marker); 13th Bomb Squadron (a few steps from this marker); Pilot Training Class "52 Charlie"
442nd Troop Carrier Wing Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 442nd Troop Carrier Wing Memorial
Looking NE toward museum.
(a few steps from this marker); 352nd Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 4th Air Depot Group (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 . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on February 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. C-124A Globemaster II 49-0239 Crash. (Submitted on February 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Cold
 
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 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 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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