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

World War II Bombardiers

 
 
World War II Bombardiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. World War II Bombardiers Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated by Bombardiers, Incorporated

To the Memory And Honor Of...
World War II Bombardiers

"The greatest bombing planes in the world take him
into battle through every opposition and in thirty seconds
over the target he must vindicate the greatest responsibility
ever placed upon an individual soldier in the line of duty."
...Eugene L. Eubank
Major General USAF-Retired
(Former Commanding Officer, 19th Bombardment Group)


 
Erected by Bombardiers, Incorporated.
 
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
World War II Bombardiers Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. World War II Bombardiers Marker on Memorial Wall
(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 (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. Bombardier (Air Force Magazine, 1990). (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bombardier. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Bombardier Training (The Army Air Forces in WWII, Vol. VI, Ch. 17, starts on p.759). (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Combat Bombing (1944 USAAF Training Film on YouTube). (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 94 year old WWII B-29 bombardier reunites with his legendary bomber after 74 years (YouTube). (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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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 34 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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