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

8th Fighter Group

5th Air Force, World War II, 1942-1945

 

—From Australia to Okinawa —

 
8th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 8th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.

35th Squadron, 36th Squadron,
80th Squadron
P-39, P-40, P-38, P-47

In memory of those who lost their lives in the Pacific. Let us be ever mindful that our cherished freedom cost so dearly.

Dedicated: September 1995

 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 39° 46.752′ N, 84° 6.715′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #201) 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. 410th Bombardment Group (L) (a few steps from this marker); 405th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 18th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 19th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 368th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 460th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 37th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 89th Attack Squadron (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
8th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 8th Fighter Group Marker
Looking east

1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 8th Fighter Group. (Submitted on January 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 8th Fighter (Pursuit) Group "Cyclone's Flying Circus" in Ausralia During WW2. (Submitted on January 15, 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 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 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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