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

492nd Bomb Group

2nd Bomb Division 14th Combat Wing 8th Air Force

 
 
492nd Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. 492nd Bomb Group Marker
Inscription.

Daylight Operations
North Pickenham, England
11 May 1944 - 7 August 1944
856th, 857th, 858th, and 859th Squadrons

This Group suffered heavier losses than any other B-24 Group for a three month period.

Dedicated in honor of our fallen comrades
— July 1986 —


 
Erected 1986 by Members of the 492nd Bomb Group.
 
Location. 39° 46.765′ N, 84° 6.739′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial 068) 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. 68th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); Headquarters Squadron, Air Service Command (here, next to this marker); Association of Former Prisoners of War in Romania (here, next to this marker); 49th Fighter Squadron 14th Fighter Group (TE) (a few steps from this marker); TAC Tankers Association Memorial (a few
492nd Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
2. 492nd Bomb Group Marker
steps from this marker); 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 390th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 5th 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. 492nd Bomb Group, The "Hard Luck" Group. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 492nd Bombardment Group. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, 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 May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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