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B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration

 
 
B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration Marker
Inscription.
First Flight – 29 December 1939
Lindbergh Field – San Diego, Ca.

Over 19,000 were built; more than any other U.S. combat plane
Dedicated to its memory and those people who produced, supported and flew it in all combat theaters in WWII.
U.S. Army Air Forces; U.S. Navy; U.S. Marine Corps; and
Allied Forces of the RAF, RCAF, RAAF and RNZAF.

”Their Heritage Lives On”

Dedicated: 7 December 1989

 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 39° 46.792′ N, 84° 6.674′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #165) 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. 731st Bomb Squadron (L-NA) (here, next to this marker); 456th Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 401st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 460th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker);
B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration Marker
On left side of walkway. Looking north.
19th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 442nd Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); 4th Ferrying Group (a few steps from this marker); 339th Fighter 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 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Consolidated B-24 Liberator. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. B-24 Liberator at Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Contemporary Popular Science Article on the B-24. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, 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 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 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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