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

805th Engineer Aviation Battalion

 
 
805th Engineer Aviation Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 805th Engineer Aviation Battalion Marker
Inscription.
In memory of the men who
"built and maintained the airfields
which paved the way" to victory
through air power; the
805th Engineer Aviation Bn.
Twice recipient of the
Meritorious Service Award,
U.S. Army 1941-1945

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Erected by 805th Engineer Aviation Battalion.
 
Location. 39° 46.785′ N, 84° 6.781′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #142) 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.
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 341st Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 345th Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 389th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 452nd Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 32nd Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 467th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 376th Heavy Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 453rd Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Regarding 805th Engineer Aviation Battalion. A book, entitled "Bulldozers and Bombers: The 805th Engineer Aviation Bn in World War II," was privately published in 1981 by Thomas J. Marleau.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 805th Engineer Aviation Battalion. (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 643 times since then and 21 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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