Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
United States Air Force Academy in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

435th Troop Carrier Group

HQ, 75th, 76th, 77th, and 78th Sqdns

— 1943 - 1993 —

 
 
435th Troop Carrier Group Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 435th Troop Carrier Group Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the memory of the
men who sacrificed their all
for the cause of freedom

• ETO - WWII - Campaigns •
Normandy · Northern France · Ardennes
Rome-Arno · Southern France · Rhineland
Central Europe


 
Erected 1993.
 
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)
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(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. 435th Troop Carrier Group. Army Air Corps Library and Museum website entry (Submitted on February 19, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. 435th Troop Carrier Group. RAF Welford - History - USAAF Use -
(Submitted on December 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 435th Troop Carrier Group at Facebook. (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
435th Troop Carrier Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 435th Troop Carrier Group Marker on Memorial Wall
Douglas C-47 Transports of the 78TCS, 435TCG, 53TCW, 9AF image. Click for full size.
via American Air Museum in Britain, unknown
3. Douglas C-47 Transports of the 78TCS, 435TCG, 53TCW, 9AF
"Formations of Douglas C-47s of the Troop Carrier Air Division of the Twelfth Air Force, wing their way to their dropping zones to dislodge their cargo of fierce and tough paratroops. France." [ C-47's Coded CM-K, B, D, W and Q ]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2024. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 19, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=161897

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
U.S. FTC REQUIRED NOTICE: This website earns income from purchases you make after using links to Amazon.com. Thank you.
Paid Advertisements
Mar. 2, 2024