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

18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron

1940 - 1945

 
 
18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

In honor of all the men who served
in our squadron during World War II

Amchitka • Dutch Harbor • Kodiak
Cold Bay • Adak • Anchorage • Attu


 
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); 73rd Bomb Squadron (M) (here, next to this marker); 10th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron (here, next to this marker); 54th Fighter Group
18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall
(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 . . .
1. 18th Fighter Squadron Fact Sheet. Air Force Historical Research Agency entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Robert Lewis Brocklehurst Interview. Veterans History Project entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Curtiss P-40K Warhawk, 18th Fighter Squadron of the 343rd Fighter Group image. Click for full size.
Via Asisbiz, 1944
3. Curtiss P-40K Warhawk, 18th Fighter Squadron of the 343rd Fighter Group
at Hicks Field, Amchitka, Aleutian Islands
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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