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

418th Night Fighter Squadron

5th Air Force

 
 
418<sup>th</sup> Night Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 418th Night Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

- In Memory of Fallen Comrades -

World War II Campaigns
New Guinea • Bismarck Archipeligo • Southern Philippines
Leyte • Luzon • Western Pacific • China Offensive
Ryukyus • Air Offensive-Japan

P61 • P70 • P38 • B25

[Dedicated] June 1992


 
Erected 1992.
 
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)
418<sup>th</sup> Night Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 418th Night Fighter Squadron Marker
Marker is on the back (northeast) side of this Memorial Wall, not pictured
(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 . . .
1. History of the 418th Night Fighter Squadron. (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. They Owned the Night (Grant, Air Force Magazine, 2017). (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Beware the Black Widow (Air & Space Magazine, 2016). (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 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 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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