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

357th Fighter Group

8th Air Force

 
 
357th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 357th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

In memoriam to the fighter pilots
who made the supreme sacrifice in
air battles over Europe and in honor
of those who served in the

357th Fighter Group

362nd 363rd 364th Fighter Squadrons
and all Support Units.

Leiston, England
1944 - 1945

688 1/2 enemy aircraft destroyed

They Fulfilled Their Mission


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.978′ N, 104° 51.321′ 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. Pearl Harbor Survivors Association (here, next to this marker); 474th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); P51 Mustang Pilots Association (here, next to this marker); 5th Bombardment Group (H)
357th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 357th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall
(here, next to this marker); 19th Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 64th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 48th Fighter-Bomber Wing (here, next to this marker); 40th Bomb Group (VH) (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. 357th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 357th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 357th Fighter Group (USAAF). (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 357th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 357th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. 357th Fighter Group Home Movies 1944 (YouTube). (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 33 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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