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

507th Fighter Group

In Memoriam

 
 
507th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 507th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

Headquarters
463rd • 464th • 465th
Squadrons

Bruning, NE • Dalhart, TX • Ie Shima
World War II

Presidential Unit Citation - Korea
Western Pacific Campaign

Battle Stars:
Japan • Ryukyus • China

P-47N


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceParks & Recreational AreasWar, 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
507th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 507th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall
(here, next to this marker); 18th Pursuit and Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 54th 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. 507th Fighter Group (USAAF). History of War entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 507th Fighter Group. Army Air Corps Library and Museum entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 507th Fighter Group. American Air Museum in Britain entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Oscar Perdomo Personal Papers. San Diego Air & Space Museum entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
A P-47N Thunderbolt nicknamed "Shell Pusher" of the 507th Fighter Group, 20th Air Force. image. Click for full size.
via American Air Museum in Britain, unknown
3. A P-47N Thunderbolt nicknamed "Shell Pusher" of the 507th Fighter Group, 20th Air Force.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 14, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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