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

313th Transport Squadron

31st Transport Group, 9th Air Force

 

—European Theater 1943 - 1945 —

 
313th Transport Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 313th Transport Squadron Marker
Inscription.
Flew first air cargo mission to Omaha Beach (T-1, first temporary air strip). Returned to England with the first air evacuation of wounded from the Continent, 11 June 1944

The 313th Transport Squadron, supported by personnel of the 806th and the 811th Medical Air Evacuation Squadrons, participated in five campaigns, transporting priority cargo, passengers and evacuating wounded.

Normandy - Northern France
Ardennes - Rhineland
Central Europe

 
Location. 39° 46.711′ N, 84° 6.783′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #228) 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. 529th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 44th Strategic Missile Wing (here, next to this marker); Pilot Class 44-J (here, next to this marker); USAF Helicopter Pilots (here, next to this marker); 316th Troop Carrier Squadron
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
(a few steps from this marker); AAF - USAF Crash Rescue Boat Association (a few steps from this marker); 134th Fighter Interceptor Group (a few steps from this marker); The Shadow (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 Diagram. (Submitted on January 4, 2012, 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 January 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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