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

90th Bomb Group (H) B-24

(Jolly Rogers)

 
 
90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 Marker
Inscription.
This plaque is dedicated
as a tribute to those of our
group who unselfishly gave
their lives for their country.

Base of Operation with
5th Air Force
April 1942 - September 1945
Operated from Australia,
New Guinea, Dutch East Indies,
Philippines and Ie Shima.

Fought under the motto
Best Damn Bomb Group
in the World

 
Erected 1985 by 90th Bomb Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.769′ N, 84° 6.783′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #146) 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. 7th Bombardment Group (here, next to this marker); 381st Bomb Group (H) B-17 and 432nd Air Service Group (a few steps from this marker); 13th Bombardment Squadron (Light-Night Intruder) (a few steps from this marker); Staff Sgt Joseph J. Terbay (a few steps from this marker);
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
13th Bomb Sqdn., 3rd Bomb Gp. (a few steps from this marker); 376th Heavy Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 341st Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 345th Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Regarding 90th Bomb Group (H) B-24. See also The Jolly Rogers: The 90th Bombardment Group in the Southwest Pacific 1942-1944 (Published by Schiffer)
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 90th Bomb Group Veterans Association. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Old Iron Sides RC B-24. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 90th Bomb Group Images. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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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 906 times since then and 14 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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