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

315th Bombardment Wing (VH)

20th Air Force

 
 
315th Bombardment Wing (VH) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 315th Bombardment Wing (VH) Marker
Inscription.  

In memory
of the
Deceased Members
of the
315th Bombardment Wing (VH)
XXI Bomber Command, 20th Air Force
Northwest Field, Guam 1944-1945

'A New Chapter in Air Power'

Bomb Groups
16th • 331st • 501st • 502nd

Air Service Groups
24th • 73rd • 75th • 76th

Dedicated September 28, 1990


 
Erected 1990.
 
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, 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,
315th Bombardment Wing (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 315th Bombardment Wing (VH) Marker on Memorial Wall
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).
 
More about this marker. Must have a valid ID to enter the USAF Academy grounds.
 
Also see . . .
1. 315th Bomb Wing. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. A Unit History of the 315th Bomb Wing: 1944-1946. (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 315th Bombardment Wing. (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 34 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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