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

39th Fighter Squadron

 
 
39th Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 39th Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.
From the rain swept air fields of New Guinea to cold and wintery Korea, these young Americans carved for themselves and their posterity a symbol as majestic as the American Eagle itself. They will be a tribute to history forever.

Clark Field Brisbane Port Moresby Nadzab Gusap Owi Noemfoor Morotai Yontan Machinato Irumagawa Lingayen Dagupan Selfridge Field K-13 Suwon Korea

 
Location. 39° 46.729′ N, 84° 6.803′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #053) 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. Ohio Air National Guard (here, next to this marker); 292nd Joint Assault Signal Company (here, next to this marker); 2nd Strategic Air Depot (a few steps from this marker); 48th Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); Eleventh Air Force (a few steps from this marker); 1st Lt Carl D. Nesbitt
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
(a few steps from this marker); Crew E-180, 307th Air Refueling Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 416th Bombardment Group (L) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Regarding 39th Fighter Squadron. The marker includes reliefs of the various fighter aircraft flown by the squadron during World War II and the Korea War.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 39th Fighter Squadron Association. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 39th Fighter Squadron's 2011 Homecoming. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 30, 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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