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

54th Fighter Squadron

U.S. Army Air Corps

 

— Aleutian Island Campaign • 11th Air Force —

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

To honor those who served in the fight to retake
the islands of Attu and Kiska, from the Japanese,
the only American soil ever occupied by an enemy
force since the War of 1812.

"Good men must die but death
cannot erase their good deeds."


 
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
54th Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 54th Fighter Squadron 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. 54th Fighter Squadron. (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 54th Fighter Squadron History. (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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