455th Bombardment Group (Heavy), a War Memorial

455th Bombardment Group (Heavy), a War Memorial (HM1UYQ)

Location: Arlington, VA 22211 Arlington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.82', W 77° 4.213'

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In memory455th Bombardment Group (Heavy)San Giovanni Airfield, Italy1943-1945This oak tree, planted April, 1996, is in living memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the skies over Europe during World War II to preserve our freedoms.This marker is dedicated to honor all who served.Group combat mission: 255Distinguished unit citations: TwoBattle campaigns; TenSquadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd and 743rd
Dedicated 1996
"Vulgar Vultures" insignia
Image of a B-24Fifteenth Air Force, 304th Wing insignia
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Year Placed1996
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 10th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320426 N 4305534
Decimal Degrees38.88033333, -77.07021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.82', W 77° 4.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 49.2" N, 77° 4' 12.78" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Roosevelt Dr, Arlington VA 22211, US
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