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

362nd Fighter Group

377th Squadron • 378th Squadron • 379th Squadron

 

— 9th Air Force —

 
362nd Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 362nd Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

Honoring the
362nd Fighter Group

In memoriam to those who gave their
lives for victory over tyranny

Aerial Combat • Ground Support

England • France • Germany
1943 - 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
362nd Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 362nd Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall
Marker is on the back (northeast) side of this Memorial Wall, not pictured
(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. 362nd Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 362nd Fighter Group on Facebook. (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 362nd Fighter Group P-47 Thunderbolts over Germany in Color (YouTube). (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. The P-47 Thunderbolt and 362nd Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Col Joseph L Laughlin USAF (Ret.). (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 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Full photo of back (northeast) side of Memorial Wall • Can you help?
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Feb. 25, 2021