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

474th Fighter Group

1943 - 1945

 
 
474th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 474th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the members of the
474th Fighter Group,
428th, 429th, 430th Squadrons
for service to country in the
cause of freedom, World War II.

Distinguished Unit Citation,
23 August 1944

England, France, Belgium & Germany


 
Erected 1989.
 
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); 357th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); P51 Mustang Pilots Association (here, next to this marker); 5th Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 19th Troop Carrier Squadron
474th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 474th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall
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(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. 474th Fighter Group (USAAF). (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 474th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 474th Fighter Group. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 474th Fighter Group Virtual Cemetery. (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 38 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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