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

489th Bomb Squadron

1942 - 1945

 

340th Bomb Group - 57th Bomb Wing

 
489th Bomb Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 489th Bomb Squadron Marker
Inscription.

North Africa Sicily
Corsica Italy

9 Battle Stars
Distinguished Unit Citation
with one cluster

Dedicated 18 June 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Veterans of the 489th Bombardment Squadron.
 
Location. 39° 46.749′ N, 84° 6.771′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #149) 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. Tuskegee Airmen (here, next to this marker); 463rd Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 781st Bombardment Squadron (H) (a few steps from this marker); Operation Babylift (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); 458th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 489th Bombardment Squadron on Corsica. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 489th Bomb Squadron History. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
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 273 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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