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)
 

8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

5th Air Force

 

— World War II —

 
8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to those who served with the
8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron
1942 - 1951

Dedicated 08 October 1993


 
Erected 1993.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.96′ N, 104° 51.299′ 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. 5th Air Force Memorial (here, next to this marker); 345th Bombardment Group (M) (here, next to this marker); Forty Third Bomb Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 38th Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (Jolly Rogers) (here, next
8th Photo Recon Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 8th Photo Recon Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall
to this marker); 26th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron (here, next to this marker); 39th Fighter Squadron (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. 8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron. (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. P‑38 Photo Reconnaissance. (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Captain Arthur L. Post, 8th Photo Recce Sq CO. (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 8th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron. (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Paid Advertisement
Feb. 25, 2021