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

Major General Frederic H. Miller, Jr., USAF

CO of the 491st Bombardment Group (H)

 

2nd Bomb Division, 8th Air Force, E.T.O.

 
Maj Gen Frederic H. Miller, Jr., USAF Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. Maj Gen Frederic H. Miller, Jr., USAF Marker
Inscription.
A tribute to our commander
North Pickenham, England June-December 1944

The men of the 491st Bomb Group (H), 8th Air Force, gratefully recognize our wartime commander.
His inspirational leadership, unwavering courage, and high moral standards molded us into the group with the highest rate of operation of all B-24 groups in the Eighth Air Force.
He made us "The Best."

Presented to General F. H. Miller to express our admiration and respect to a real warrior; by members of the 491st Bomb Gp Assn at their 50th Annual Reunion, 8 September 1993.

 
Erected 1993 by 491st Bombardment Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.728′ N, 84° 6.742′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #257A) 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. 491st Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); Major Richard A Keylor Sr (here, next to this marker); 60th Troop Carrier Group
Maj Gen Frederic H. Miller, Jr., USAF Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. Maj Gen Frederic H. Miller, Jr., USAF Marker
In center of photo, between walkways
(here, next to this marker); 354th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); Pilot Class 42-I (a few steps from this marker); State of Ohio Pearl Harbor Survivors (a few steps from this marker); Charles U. Rapp, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); RAF Burtonwood (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 January 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Maj Gen Frederic H. Miller Official USAF Bio. (Submitted on January 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. A History of the 491st Bomb Group (H). (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 245 times since then and 12 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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