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

5th Bombardment Group (H)

23rd Bomb Sq • 31st Bomb Sq • 72nd Bomb Sq • 4th/394th Bomb Sq

 
 
5th Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 5th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.  

• Pearl Harbor • Midway • Central Pacific • Guadalcanal •
• Northern Solomons • Eastern Mandates • Bismar[c]k Archipeligo •
• New Guinea • Western Mandate • Southern Philippines •
• Borneo • Luzon • China •

 
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); 474th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); P51 Mustang Pilots Association (here, next to this marker); 19th Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 64th Fighter Squadron (here, next
5th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 5th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall
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. 5th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 5th Bombardment Group (H) "Bomber Barons". (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 5th Bombardment Group (Second World War). (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 5th Bombardment Group (5th BG) "Bomber Barons". (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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