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

40th Bomb Group (VH)

1941 - 1946

 

— 20th Air Force —

 
40<sup>th</sup> Bomb Group (VH) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 40th Bomb Group (VH) Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the members of the 40th Bomb Group
who gave their lives in the service of their country
during World War II. The 40th Bomb Group served
with distinction in Puerto Rico; Panama; Guatemala;
Ecuador; the Galapagos Islands; Pratt, Kansas; India;
China and the Island of Tinian.

Their bodies are peacefully laid away, but
their names live on and on.
Sir. 44:14

Dedicated August 4, 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); 474th Fighter Group (here,
40<sup>th</sup> Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 40th Bomb Group (VH) Marker on Memorial Hall
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 (here, next to this marker); 64th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); 48th Fighter-Bomber Wing (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. 40th Bomb Group. (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 40th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Inventory of the 40th Bomb Group Association Records at Hoover Institute. (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 40th Bombardment Group: a pictorial record.... (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 40th Bombardment Group. (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 34 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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