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

47th Bomb Group (L)

HQ Sq • 84th Sq • 85th Sq • 86th Sq • 97th Sq

 

— Twelfth Air force —

 
47<sup>th</sup> Bomb Group (L) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
1. 47th Bomb Group (L) Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the men who served

ETO 1942 - 1945

Africa - Malta - Sicily - Italy
Corsica - Southern France

A-20 Havoc • A-26 Invader

Distinguished Unit Citations
Kasserine Pass - February 1943
Po Valley - April 1945


 
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
47<sup>th</sup> Bomb Group (L) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2020
2. 47th Bomb Group (L) Marker on Memorial Wall
(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. 47th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on December 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Full text of "47th Bombardment Group (L)" [Book]. (Submitted on December 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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