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

54th Fighter Group

42nd • 56th • 57th Fighter Squadrons

 

— In Honor of —

 
54th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 54th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

Air Echelon TDY to Alaska,
Eleventh Air Force, and the
Aleutian Campaign.
A Small Band of Great Men
and 65 P-39s.

Nome, Elmendorf, Kodiak, Adak


 
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); 18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron
54th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 54th Fighter Group 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. 54th Fighter Group. Luke AFB fact sheet (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 54th Fighter Group (USAAF). History of War entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
54th Fighter Group image. Click for full size.
via Military Wiki, unknown
3. 54th Fighter Group
A 42d Fighter Squadron P-39E at Adak, Alaska
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 12, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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