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

405th Fighter Group

509th Ftr. Sqdn • 510th Ftr. Sqdn • 511th Ftr. Sqdn

 

— 9th Air Force —

 
405<sup>th</sup> Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 405th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of those
who served

World War II
1943-1945

P-47


 
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, 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 . . .
405<sup>th</sup> Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 405th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall

1. 405th Fighter Group. History of War entry (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 405th Fighter Group. Army Air Corps Library and Museum entry (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 405th Fighter Group Nose Art. Project Website (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
P-47 Razorback code 2Z-J of the 510th Fighter Squadron, 405th Fighter Group image. Click for full size.
via World War Photos, unknown
3. P-47 Razorback code 2Z-J of the 510th Fighter Squadron, 405th Fighter Group
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 26, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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