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

406th Fighter Group

512th Squadron • 513th Squadron • 514th Squadron

 

— 9th Air Force —

 
406th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 406th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

A tribute to all the men of this organization
who did their part in bringing about a successful
end to World War II

They live in fame

England-France-Belgium-Germany
1944-1945
13612 Combat Flights


 
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
406th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 406th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall
Marker is on the back (northeast) side of this Memorial Wall, not pictured
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(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. 406th Fighter Group WWII Memorial Association. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 406th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 406th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 406th Fighter Group (USAAF). (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 406th Fighter Group. (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 26 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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