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

48th Fighter Squadron

14th Fighter Group

 
 
48th Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
1. 48th Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.

In honor of the Lockheed P-38 "Lightning" and the men who, by flying and supporting, made it possible for this aircraft to have one of the most outstanding records of any fighter-interceptor class aircraft during World War II.

Dedicated 9 October 1990

 
Erected 1990.
 
Location. 39° 46.766′ N, 84° 6.715′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial #178) 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. 89th Attack Squadron (a few steps from this marker); The F-86 "Sabre" (a few steps from this marker); 310th Bombardment Wing (M) (SAC) (a few steps from this marker); 18th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 460th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 73rd Bombardment Wing (a few steps from this marker); 37th Fighter Squadron
48th Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 4, 2010
2. 48th Fighter Squadron Marker
At right foreground. Looking northeast.
(a few steps from this marker); B-47 Stratojet (within shouting distance of 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 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 48th Fighter Squadron Association. (Submitted on January 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 14th Fighter Group. (Submitted on January 23, 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 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 23, 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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