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

447th Bomb Group

 
 
447th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 447th Bomb Group Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to those who served in the 447th Bomb Group during World War II. Their display of courage, determination and skill under stress of combat were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Army Air Force.

Squadrons: 708th, 709th, 710th, 711th; 447th Bombardment Group (H), Third Division, Fourth Combat Wing, Eight[h] Air Force. Based in Rattlesden, England from November, 1943 to May, 1945.

Dedicated May 1991

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 39° 46.78′ N, 84° 6.68′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #194) 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. 93rd Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 71st and 341st Air Refueling Squadrons (here, next to this marker); 4th Ferrying Group (a few steps from this marker); 50th Troop Carrier Tactical Airlift Airlft Squadron (a
447th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 447th Bomb Group Marker
Looking northeast
few steps from this marker); Strategic Air Command (a few steps from this marker); USAAF Warsaw Uprising Support Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 731st Bomb Squadron (L-NA) (a few steps from this marker); 456th Bomb Group (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 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 447th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on January 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 447th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on January 19, 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 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 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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