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

58th Fighter Group/Fighter Bomber Wing

5th Air Force

 
 
58<sup>th</sup> Fighter Group/Fighter Bomber Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 58th Fighter Group/Fighter Bomber Wing Marker
Inscription.  

58th Fighter Group
Pacific Theater—Nov. 1943 to Sept. 1945

58th Fighter Bomber Wing
Korea—July 1952 to July 1953

69th • 310th • 311th
Squadrons

In Memory
of our 84 comrades who gave their lives
in World War II and Korea
in the service of our country
and the cause of freedom.

Dedicated 12 June 1992


 
Erected 1992 by 58th Fighter Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, 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
58<sup>th</sup> Fighter Group/Fighter Bomber Wing Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 58th Fighter Group/Fighter Bomber Wing Marker on Memorial Wall
Marker is on the back (west) side of this Memorial Wall, not pictured
marker); 8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron (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 to this marker); 26th Photo Reconnaissance 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. 58th Fighter Group (USAAF). (Submitted on December 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 58th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Full photo of back (west) side of Memorial Wall • Can you help?
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Mar. 3, 2021