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

90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (Jolly Rogers)

April 1942 - September 1945

 

— Base of Operation With 5th Air Force —

 
90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (Jolly Rogers) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (Jolly Rogers) Marker
Inscription.  

Operated from Australia, New Guinea and Philippines.

Fought under the motto
"Best Damn Heavy Bomb Group in the World".

This plaque is dedicated as a tribute to those
of our group who unselfishly gave their lives
or their country.

Dedicated 29, August 1983.


 
Erected 1983 by 90th Bomb Group Association.
 
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); 8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron (here, next to this marker); Forty Third Bomb Group (H) (here,
90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (Jolly Rogers) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 90th Bomb Group (H) B-24 (Jolly Rogers) Marker on Memorial Wall
next to this marker); 38th Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 69th Fighter/Fighter-Bomber/Tactical Fighter Squadron (here, next 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. 90th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 90th Bomb Group Jolly Rogers. (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 90th Bomb Group "The Jolly Rogers" in Australia During WWII. (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 44 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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