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

73rd Bomb Squadron (M)

B-26 • B-25 • B-18

 
 
73rd Bomb Squadron (M) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 73rd Bomb Squadron (M) Marker
Inscription.  

"This plaque is dedicated to the officers and airmen
of the 73rd. Bombardment Squadron (M) who served
in Alaska and the action in the Aleutian Islands
from 14 March 1941 to 6 October 1943"

 
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); 344th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron (here, next to this marker); 18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron (here, next to
73rd Bomb Squadron (M) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 73rd Bomb Squadron (M) Marker on Memorial Wall
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 . . .  History of the 73rd Bombardment Squadron. (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 54 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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