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

74th Fighter Squadron

23rd Fighter Group

 

— China Air Task Force • 14th U.S. Air Force —

 
74th Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 74th Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated
to the men of the
74th Fighter Squadron
The Guerrillas

1942 — 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 (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 . . .
74th Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 74th Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall
Marker is on the back (northeast) side of this Memorial Wall, not pictured

1. 74th Fighter Squadron. CBI Order of Battle entry (Submitted on December 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 74 Fighter Squadron. Air Force Historical Research Agency entry (Submitted on December 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
74th Fighter Squadron image. Click for full size.
via U.S. Embassy and Consulates in China, 1943
3. 74th Fighter Squadron
Officers and enlisted men of the 74th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group, pose on and by a Curtiss P-40 at Kunming, China. 1 February 1943. Source: National Archives and Records Administration
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 20 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 7, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
 
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Feb. 25, 2021