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

344th Fighter Squadron

10 October 42 • 15 August 46

 

— 11th Air Force —

 
344th Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 344th Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

To honor those who served, fought and
died while attached to the 344th
during the Aleutian Campaign,
World War II

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.978′ N, 104° 51.3′ 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. 11th Air Force (here, next to this marker); 21st Bombardment Squadron (H) (here, next to this marker); 11th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 73rd Bomb Squadron (M) (here, next to this marker); 10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron (here, next to this marker); 18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 54th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 507th Fighter Group (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 . . .
344th Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 344th Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall

1. 343rd Fighter Group (USAAF). (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 344th Fighter Squadron Fact Sheet. (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. P-40 344th Fighter Squadron Photo. (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Veterans History Project: Robert Lewis Brocklehurst Interview. (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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