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United States Air Force Academy in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

444th Bombardment Group (V.H.)

58th Bombardment Wing (V.H.)

 

— 1943 • 1945 —

 
444th Bombardment Group (V.H.) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 444th Bombardment Group (V.H.) Marker
Inscription.  

The First B-29 Group

Dedicated to the men of the 444th Bomb Gp (V.H.)
who helped achieve victory through air power -
especially those who paid the supreme sacrifice
for that victory

676th Bomb Sq. • 677th Bomb Sq. • 678th Bomb Sq.

Dedicated July 19, 1991


 
Erected 1991.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.926′ N, 104° 51.31′ W. Marker is in United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker is in the United States Air Force Academy Cemetery, on Parade Loop west of Stadium Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: USAF Academy CO 80840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 20th Air Force (here, next to this marker); 18th Fighter Group • 318th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); Seventh Fighter Command (here, next to this marker); 499th Bombardment Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); 497th Bombardment Group (VH)
444th Bombardment Group (V.H.) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 444th Bombardment Group (V.H.) Marker on Memorial Wall
(here, next to this marker); 414th Fighter Group • 506th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 15th Fighter Group • 21st Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 500th Bombardment Group (VH) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in United States Air Force Academy.
 
More about this marker. Must have a valid ID to enter the USAF Academy grounds.
 
Also see . . .
1. 444th Bombardment Group Association. (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 20th Air Force in World War II. (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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