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

Berlin Airlift Veterans

 
 
Berlin Airlift Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. Berlin Airlift Veterans Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of United States
military personnel who served
on the Berlin Airlift
26 June 1948 to 30 September 1949.

Dedicated 30 September 1997


 
Erected 1997 by Berlin Airlift Veterans Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceCharity & Public WorkPatriots & PatriotismWar, Cold.
 
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,
Berlin Airlift Veterans Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. Berlin Airlift Veterans Marker on Memorial Wall
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. Berlin Airlift. (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Berlin Airlift: What It Was, Its Importance in the Cold War. (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Berlin Airlift (Truman Library). (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Berlin Airlift Timeline (PBS). (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. What Was The Berlin Airlift?. (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Berlin Airlift Veterans Association. (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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