44th Bomb Group (Heavy), a War Memorial

44th Bomb Group (Heavy), a War Memorial (HM1Z9Z)

Location: Carlisle, PA 17013 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 12.117', W 77° 9.51'

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44th Bomb Group (Heavy)
8th Air Force - U.S. Army Air Corps
Station 115, Shipdham, England
Sept. 1942 - May 1945
66th, 67th, 68th, 506th Squadrons
8000 personnel/344 combat missions
153 B-24s lost/330 Axis aircraft AC shot down
859 aircrew KIA/232 WIA/544 POW
The Flying Eight Balls
44th Bomb Group awards
Medal of Honor
Col. Leon W. Johnson
Lt. Col. Leon R. Vance
Presidential Unit Citation
Kiel, Germany
Ploesti, Romania (low level)
HM NumberHM1Z9Z
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 6:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 316287 N 4452406
Decimal Degrees40.20195000, -77.15850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.117', W 77° 9.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 7.02" N, 77° 9' 30.6" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Army Heritage Trail, Carlisle PA 17013, US
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