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

347th Fighter Squadron

In Memoriam

 
 
347th Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 347th Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the honor and memory of those who
served, fought and died while members of the
347th Fighter Squadron, 350th Fighter Group,
12th Air Force, during World War II.

 
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
347th Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 347th Fighter Squadron 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. 347th Fighter Squadron P-47s Photo. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Veterans History Project: Leecroy Clifton Collection. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 347th Fighter Squadron Virtual Cemetery. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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Feb. 26, 2021