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

American Volunteer Group

Chinese Air Force

 

— 1941 - 1942 —

 
American Volunteer Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. American Volunteer Group Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated
to the members of the
Original Flying Tigers

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceParks & Recreational AreasWar, 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 . . .
American Volunteer Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. American Volunteer Group Marker on Memorial Wall
Marker is on the back (northeast) side of this Memorial Wall, not pictured

1. American Volunteer Group Official Site. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. American Volunteer Group: Claire L. Chennault and the Flying Tigers. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Flying Tigers. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Kunming Remembers the Flying Tigers. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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