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

313th Bomb Wing (VH)

Twentieth Air Force

 

— 1944 • 1945 —

 
313th Bomb Wing (VH) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 313th Bomb Wing (VH) Marker
Inscription.  

Commander: B.Gen. John H. Davies
North Field, Tinian Island, Marianas,
Pacific Theater

B-29 Bomb Groups
6th • 9th • 504th • 505th • 509th

Service Groups
72nd • 77th • 358th • 359th

Bombing
Blitz (Incendiary) • St[r]ategic • Atomic
Hiroshima • Nagasaki

Mining
Japanese waters mined solely by 313th Wing
"Operation Starvation"

Dedicated June 9, 1994


 
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
313th Bomb Wing (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 313th Bomb Wing (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall
(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) (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. 313th Bombardment Wing. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 313th Bomb Wing Digital Archives at National WWII Museum. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 313th Bomb Wing Mining Missions. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 313th Bomb Wing at 20th Air Force. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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