455th Bombardment Group (Heavy)

455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (HM1LFM)

Location: Riverside, OH 45431 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 46.76', W 84° 6.742'

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304th Wing · 15th Air Force · B-24

— In Memory —

This memorial is dedicated to the officers and enlisted men of the 455th Bombardment Group (H) who served so valiantly in the defense of freedom during World War II. They distinguished themselves by performing strategic aerial warfare in the European Theater of Operation while stationed at San Giovanni, Italy during 1944 and 1945.

Combat Missions: 255
Distinguished Unit Citations: Two
Squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd and 743rd
Activated on 1 June 1943
at Clovis, New Mexico
Deactivated on 9 September 1945
at San Giovanni, Italy
Dedicated 1988
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HM NumberHM1LFM
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Year Placed1988
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Date Added Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747298 N 4407254
Decimal Degrees39.77933333, -84.11236667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.76', W 84° 6.742'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 45.6" N, 84° 6' 44.52" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Spaatz Cir, Riverside OH 45431, US
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