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

Americans Home From Siberia

 
 
Americans Home From Siberia Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. Americans Home From Siberia Marker
Inscription.
In honor of 291 Airmen of Crew 8 Doolittle Raiders, 11th and 20th Air Forces and Fleet Air Wing 4 held captive in the USSR during Apr 42 - Aug 45, and in memory of the four Airmen who died in the USSR, casualties of long range missions against the Japanese Kurile Islands.

Dedicated 7 Oct 94

 
Erected 1994.
 
Location. 39° 46.718′ N, 84° 6.796′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #216) 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. 416th Bombardment Group (L) (here, next to this marker); 96th Depot Repair Squadron (here, next to this marker); AAF - USAF Crash Rescue Boat Association (a few steps from this marker); Eleventh Air Force (a few steps from this marker); USAF Helicopter Pilots (a few steps from this marker); Pilot Class 44-J (a few
Americans Home From Siberia Emblem on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. Americans Home From Siberia Emblem on Marker
steps from this marker); 292nd Joint Assault Signal Company (a few steps from this marker); Ohio Air National Guard (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Regarding Americans Home From Siberia. See also Hays, Otis. Home from Siberia: The Secret Odysseys of Interned American Airmen in World War II
 
Also see . . .  NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & 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 January 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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