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

50th Fighter Group

10th, 81st, 313th Squadrons

— In Memoriam —

 
 
50th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 50th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

This plaque is a lasting memorial to
those individuals who paid the ultimate
price in defense of the free world.

European Theater
March 1944 - June 1945
over 15,000 sorties

World War II Citations
Distinguished [U]nit [C]itations
ETO, 13-20, March 1945
Germany 25, April 1945
Order of the day, Belgian Army
6 June - 30, September 1944
French Croix de Guerre


 
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
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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 . . .
1. 50th Fighter Group (USAAF). (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 50th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 50th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
50th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 50th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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