Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

466th Bomb Group (H)

The Flying Deck

 

— Second Air Division • Eighth Air Force —

 
466<sup>th</sup> Bomb Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 466th Bomb Group (H) Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated in remembrance
of all who served in the
466th Bomb Group (H)

333 Killed in Action, 171 POW's, 8 Evaded, 27 Interned
231 Combat Missions flown from Attlebridge, England
First Mission 22 March 1944 • Last Mission 25 April 1945


 
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
466<sup>th</sup> Bomb Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 466th Bomb Group (H) 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. 466th Bomb Group, Attlebridge. Association website (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 466th Bombardment Group. History of War entry (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Attlebridge Airfield Visitor's Centre Project - 466th BG. Facebook site (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. An Interview with Donald M. Hillenmayer. Rutgers University Oral History Archives entry (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
B-24H 42-51158 “Super Chief” of the 466th Bomb Group image. Click for full size.
via World War Photos, unknown
3. B-24H 42-51158 “Super Chief” of the 466th Bomb Group
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 8, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
Paid Advertisement
Mar. 8, 2021