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

352nd Fighter Group and 1st Service Group

8th Air Force

 

— 1943 - 1945 —

 
352nd Fighter Group and 1st Service Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 352nd Fighter Group and 1st Service Group Marker
Inscription.  

In Remembrance
of the
"Bluenosers of Bodney"
"Second to None"

352nd Fighter Group
328th - 486th - 487th - Hqs Sqdns

1st Service Group
Hqs Sqdn - 17th Serv Sqdn - 18th Weath Sqdn
22nd Stat Comp Sqdn - 1066th Sig Co - 1104th QM Co
1141st MP Co - 1772 Ord Co - 2039th Engr Plat

Bodney, England - Asch and Chievres, Belgium

Dedicated 5 October 1990


 
Erected 1990 by 352nd Fighter Group Association.
 
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
352nd Fighter Group and 1st Service Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 352nd Fighter Group and 1st Service Group Marker on Memorial Wall
(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 (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. 352nd Fighter Group Association. Association website (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 352nd Fighter Group. Facebook site (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 352nd Fighter Group (USAAF). History of War entry (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Donald Bryan, 352nd Fighter Group - The National WWII Museum Oral History. YouTube video (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
352nd Fighter Group P-51D “This Is It” (s/n 44-14911; fuselage code PZ-M) in England, 1944 image. Click for full size.
via World War Photos, 1944
3. 352nd Fighter Group P-51D “This Is It” (s/n 44-14911; fuselage code PZ-M) in England, 1944
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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