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

493rd Fighter Squadron

48th Fighter Group 9th Air Force

 

1941 - 1945

 
493rd Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 493rd Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.

In Honor Of
493rd Fighter Sqdn.


Dedicated 6-6-89

 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 39° 46.801′ N, 84° 6.674′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #167) 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. 91st Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 19th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 339th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 487th Bomb Group (H) Association (a few steps from this marker); 401st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 442nd Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); B-24 Liberator WWII 50th Anniversary Commemoration (a few steps from this marker); 93rd Bomb Group (H) (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 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 493rd Fighter Squadron Fact Sheet
493rd Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 493rd Fighter Squadron Marker
Second marker on left side of walkway, in distance. Looking northwest.
. (Submitted on January 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 493rd Fighter Squadron. (Submitted on January 21, 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 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 21, 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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