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

301st Bombardment Group (H)

In Memoriam

 
 
301st Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 301st Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
To our brave and honored airmen
who made the supreme sacrifice
so this nation would remain free
32nd, 352nd, 353rd, 419th
Combat Squadrons and Support Units
1942 - 1945

Activated 3 Feb 42, Geiger Field, Washington
Deployed to England August, 1942.
Air Strikes in European, African,
Middle East Theaters with
8th, 12th, 15th USAAF's.
Launched over 450 combat missions
Two Distinguished Unit Citations

Dedicated May 1986

 
Erected 1986 by 301st Bombardment Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.784′ N, 84° 6.762′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #138) 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. 82nd Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 459th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 392nd Bomb Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 97th Bombardment Group
301st Bombardment Group (H) Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 301st Bombardment Group (H) Marker Detail
(a few steps from this marker); 15th Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 13th “Jungle” Air Force (a few steps from this marker); USAF Pilot Class 49C (a few steps from this marker); The EC-47 ARDF Mission (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 July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 301st Bombardment Group (Heavy). (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 301st Bombardment Group Association. (Submitted on July 11, 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 July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 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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