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

319th Bombardment Group

437th • 438th • 439th • 440th Bomb Squadron [Emblems]

 

— 1942 - 1945 —

 
319th Bombardment Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 319th Bombardment Group Marker
Inscription.  

To our departed comrades
who died
that others might live in peace

NW Africa - Mediterranean - Pacific

2 Presidential Unit Citations
Croix de guerre avec palm

B-25 Mitchell • B-26 Marauder • A-26 Invader


 
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
319th Bombardment Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 319th Bombardment Group Marker on Memorial Wall
(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. 319th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 319th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 319th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Inventory of the B-26 Marauder Archives, 319th Bomb Group Reunion Assn Collection (Univ of Akron). (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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