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

19th Bomb Group

Activated 24 June 1932

 

— "On Wings We Conquer" —

 
19th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 19th Bomb Group Marker
Inscription.  

In commemoration of our valiant
comrades who served, fought and
died during the air wars against
Japan in 1945 and Korea in 1950-53.
May their deeds of valor
never be forgotten

Dedicated 19 July 1991


 
Erected 1991 by 19th Bombardment Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, 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)
19th Bomb Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 19th Bomb Group 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. 19th Bombardment Group Association. Facebook site (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 19th Bombardment Group. Army Air Corps Library and Museum entry (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Airman Accounted For From World War II (Tyler, R. 2019). Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency entry (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. 19th Bomb Group personnel listing. 20th Air Force website (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
19th Bomb Group B-29 image. Click for full size.
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3. 19th Bomb Group B-29
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 9, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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