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

11th Bombardment Group (H)

26th Bomb Sq • 42nd Bomb Sq • 98th Bomb Sq • 50th/431st Bomb Sq

 

— 1940 — 1945 —

 
11th Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 11th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.  

• Pearl Harbor • Midway • Central Pacific • Guadalcanal •
• Northern Solomons • Eastern Mandates • Western Pacific •
• Ryukyus • China Offensive • Air Offensive Japan •

 
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); 5th Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 19th Troop Carrier Squadron (here, next to this marker); 64th Fighter Squadron
11th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 11th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall
(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. 11th Bombardment Group Heavy (H) "The Grey Geese". Organization website (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 11th Bombardment Group. Army Air Corps Library and Museum entry (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 11th Bombardment Group. History of War entry (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
11th BG, 42nd Sqd. Christmas photo 1942 image. Click for full size.
via 11th Bombardment Group Heavy (H) "The Grey Geese", 1942
3. 11th BG, 42nd Sqd. Christmas photo 1942
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 12, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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