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

459th Bomb Group (H)

 
 
459th Bomb Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 459th Bomb Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
Group Headquarters and Squadrons -
756th, 757th, 758th, 759th.
304th Bombardment Wing (H)
15th Air Force
Cerignola, Italy 1944 - 1945

In memory of the former members
who lost their lives during World War II
and the deceased members of this
association

by the Members - 27 Sept 1986

 
Erected 1986 by The 459th Bomb Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.783′ N, 84° 6.769′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #140) 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. 392nd Bomb Group (Heavy) (here, next to this marker); 389th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 301st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 376th Heavy Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 345th Bombardment Group
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
(a few steps from this marker); 805th Engineer Aviation Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Regarding 459th Bomb Group (H). There is apparently an identical marker at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 459th Bombardment Group (Heavy). Included association contact info. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
 
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 716 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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