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

Tuskegee Airmen

1941 - 1946

 
 
Tuskegee Airmen Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. Tuskegee Airmen Memorial
Inscription.
To the Tuskegee Airmen,
valient men and women, who
during World War II participated
in the Tuskegee experience; and
yet despite staggering odds rendered
outstanding military service to the
United States of America.

Dedicated August 8, 1985

These are our finest
Afro-American men and women
who served their country
during WWII in the
United States Army Air Corps
1941 - 1946
Dedicated to all
air and ground Army Air Corps,
support unis, military and civilians
that made this supreme effort possible

 
Location. 39° 46.75′ N, 84° 6.767′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #150) 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. 489th Bomb Squadron (here, next to this marker); 781st Bombardment Squadron (H) (here, next to this marker); Operation Babylift (here, next to this marker); 463rd Bombardment Group (H)
Tuskegee Airmen Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. Tuskegee Airmen Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Swiss Internees Association, Inc. (a few steps from this marker); 312th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 436th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 89th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tuskegee Airmen Fact Sheet. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Tuskegee Airmen Overview. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansAir & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Tuskegee Airmen Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
3. Tuskegee Airmen Memorial
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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