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

450th Bombardment Group (H)

 
 
450th Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 450th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
In honor of those who served with the
450th Bombardment Group (H)
1943 - Manduria, Italy - 1945 W.W.II
Squadrons
720th - 721st - 722nd - 723rd
"The Cottontails"

Distinguished Unit Citations
Regensburg Feb 25th 1944
Ploesti Apr 5th 1944

1505 men of the 450th Group were
killed or missing in action

 
Location. 39° 46.73′ N, 84° 6.788′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #051) 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. World War II Bombardiers (here, next to this marker); 1st Lt Carl D. Nesbitt (here, next to this marker); 48th Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); Boy Scouts of America Liberty and Freedom Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Ohio Air National Guard (a few steps from this marker); 461st Bomb Group (H)
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
(a few steps from this marker); Frank G. Anger Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); 30th Bombardment Group (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 December 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 450th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on December 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Heavy Bomber Groups of the 15th Air Force. (Submitted on December 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 450th Bomb Group (H) Book. (Submitted on December 29, 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 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 29, 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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