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

60th Troop Carrier Group

10th • 11th • 12th • 28th • HDQs Squadrons

 

—World War II —

 
60th Troop Carrier Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 60th Troop Carrier Group Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Gallant Men of the
60th Troop Carrier Group

Stations

Chelveston, England
Aldermaston, England
Tafaroui, Algeria • Relizane, Algeria
Thiersville, Algeria • El Djem, Tunisia
Gela West, Sicily • Gerbini Main, Sicily
Brindisi, Italy • Pomigliano, Italy

Campaigns
Algeria - French Morocco • Tunisia
Sicily • Italy • Greece
Southern France • Balkans-Resupply
Evacuation-Wounded-Downed Fliers-Orphans

Dedicated 1992

 
Erected 1992.
 
Location. 39° 46.724′ N, 84° 6.74′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #208) 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. 354th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); Major General Frederic H. Miller, Jr., USAF (here, next to this marker); 491st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Major Richard A Keylor Sr
60th Troop Carrier Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 60th Troop Carrier Group Marker
In foreground on left side of walkway, looking northwest.
(a few steps from this marker); Pilot Class 42-I (a few steps from this marker); State of Ohio Pearl Harbor Survivors (a few steps from this marker); Navigators and Observers (a few steps from this marker); 474th Fighter Group (within shouting distance of 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 January 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. USAAF Troop Carrier Groups of World War II. (Submitted on January 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 60th Troop Carrier Group. (Submitted on January 8, 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 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 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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