487th Bomb Group (H) Association

487th Bomb Group (H) Association (HMYZH)

Location: Riverside, OH 45431 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 46.805', W 84° 6.681'

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Former A.F. Station 137, Lavenham, England

— November 1943 to October 1945 —

"The Gentlemen From Hell"

A tribute to the personnel of the 487th Bombardment Group (H) for sacrifices which contributed to end WWII in Europe. The 487th Bomb Group led the largest mission of the war on 24 December 1944. They achieved highest bombing accuracy of Third Division and second highest in Eighth Air Force. From August 1944 - April 1945, the Group flew 46 missions in B-24s and 139 missions in B-17s for a total of 6,021 sorties.

Dedicated 15 Sep 1989
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HM NumberHMYZH
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Year Placed1989
Placed By487th Bomb Group (H) Association
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 3:29pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747382 N 4407341
Decimal Degrees39.78008333, -84.11135000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.805', W 84° 6.681'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 48.30" N, 84° 6' 40.86" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4401 Spaatz Cir, Riverside OH 45431, US
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