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

13th Bomb Sqdn., 3rd Bomb Gp.

WWII - 7 Dec 1941- 2 Sep 1945

 
 
13th Bomb Sqdn., 3rd Bomb Gp. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 13th Bomb Sqdn., 3rd Bomb Gp. Marker
Inscription.
In honor of a very special group of young men who served their country so faithfully while enduring incredible hardships and dangers in New Guinea, the Philippines and Okinawa. Some lived and some died - all of them gave their very best. Their many personal sacrifices helped assure our blessings of peace - the peace to grow and to live in harmony with others and to plan for the future with confidence. They exemplified the very finest in American military tradition - may they be remembered forever.

Dedicated 24 June 1988
 
Erected 1988.
 
Location. 39° 46.759′ N, 84° 6.778′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #132) 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. 436th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 13th Bombardment Squadron (Light-Night Intruder) (a few steps from this marker); 458th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 381st Bomb Group (H) B-17 and 432nd Air Service Group
13th Bomb Sqdn., 3rd Bomb Gp. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
2. 13th Bomb Sqdn., 3rd Bomb Gp. Marker
(a few steps from this marker); 7th Bombardment Group (a few steps from this marker); 90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (a few steps from this marker); 781st Bombardment Squadron (H) (a few steps from this marker); 489th Bomb Squadron (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 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 13th Bomb Squadron Fact Sheet. (Submitted on July 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 13th Bomb Squadron History and Lineage. (Submitted on July 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, 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 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on June 13, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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