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

6th Bomb Group (VH)

313th Bomb Wing (VH)

 

— 20th Air Force —

 
6th Bomb Group (VH) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 6th Bomb Group (VH) Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of all those who served.
To the combat squadrons
and all support units.
To those who were prisoners of war
and especially to our comrades
who gallantly gave their lives
to the cause of freedom.
They above all had victory by valor.
Tinian Island, Marianas Group — 1945

24th Squadron • 39th Squadron • 40th Squadron


 
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,
6th Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 6th Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall
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.
 
Also see . . .
1. 6th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The 6th Bomb Group. (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 6th Bomb Group Association on Facebook. (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 6th Bomb Group at 20th Air Force. (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 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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