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

39th Bomb Group (VH)

314th Bomb Wing (VH)

 

— 20th Air Force —

 
39th Bomb Group (VH) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 39th Bomb Group (VH) Marker
Inscription.  

60th • 61st • 62nd
Squadrons
North Field Guam 1945

Dedicated to the brave young men of the 39th
Bomb Group whose heroic efforts substantially
contributed to the victory over the Japanese Empire
and to honor our comrades who gave their lives
in the defense of freedom.


 
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)
39th Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 39th Bomb Group (VH) 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. The 39th Bomb Group (VH) Association. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 39th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 39th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 39th Bomb Group B-29s at North Field Guam - Summer 1945 (photo). (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 42 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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