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

468th Bomb Group (VH)

The Billy Mitchell Group

— 20th Air Force —

 
 
468th Bomb Group (VH) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 468th Bomb Group (VH) Marker
Inscription.  

To All Who Served

Whose inspiring leaders --
Colonels Howard E. Engler, Ted S. Faulkner and James V. Edmundson --
made more of men than they were.

Bases:
Kharagpur, India • Pengshan, China • West Field, Tinian

Unit Citations:
Yawata Aug. 20, 1944 • Tokyo-Yokohama May 23-29, 1945
Takarazuka Jul. 24, 1945

Campaigns:
Air Offensive, Japan • Central Burma • China
Eastern Mandates • India-Burma • Palembang
Philippine Liberation • Western Pacific


 
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
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marker); Seventh Fighter Command (here, next to this marker); 499th Bombardment Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); 497th Bombardment Group (VH) (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.
 
468th Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 468th Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall
 
 
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 144 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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