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

442nd Troop Carrier Group

9th Air Force

 

—World War II —

 
442nd Troop Carrier Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 442nd Troop Carrier Group Marker
Inscription.

- Squadrons -
Headquarters
303rd Troop Carrier · 304th Troop Carrier
305th Troop Carrier · 306th Troop Carrier
1 September 1943 - 30 September 1946

Dedicated 27 July 1990

 
Erected 1990.
 
Location. 39° 46.796′ N, 84° 6.665′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #159) 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. 94th Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 401st Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 339th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 460th Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 19th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration (a few steps from this marker); Forward Air Controllers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 493rd Fighter Squadron (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
442nd Troop Carrier Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 442nd Troop Carrier Group Marker
At right foreground. Looking northwest.

1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Troop Carrier Groups of World War II. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 442nd Troop Carrier Group. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 442nd Troop Carrier Group. (Submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
 
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 262 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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