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

9th Bomb Group (VH)

B-29

 

— 1944 - 1945 —

 
9th Bomb Group (VH) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 9th Bomb Group (VH) Marker
Inscription.  

1st Sq • 5th Sq • 99th Sq
McCook, Neb. • Tinian
71 Combat Missions • 2012 Sorties
12,000 Tons of Bombs and Mines
Losses: 27 Dead • 98 Missing

To Honor All Who Served


 
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) (here, next to this marker); 414th Fighter Group • 506th Fighter Group (here,
9th Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 9th Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall
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. 9th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 9th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Richard Baile discusses the 9 March 1945 firebombing of Tokyo (National WWII Museum). (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 9th Bomb Group 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 36 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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