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

51st. Troop Carrier Wing

Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron

— 12th Air Force • W.W. II —

 
 
51st. Troop Carrier Wing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 51st. Troop Carrier Wing Marker
Inscription.  

In Memory of Those Who Served

England • North Africa • Sicily
Italy • Germany

1942-1945


 
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 (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.
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More about this marker. Must have a valid ID to enter the USAF Academy grounds.
 
Also see . . .
1. 51st. Troop Carrier Wing. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 51st Troop Carrier Wing. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Troop Carriers. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Southern France, August 15, 1944. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. This Really Boring Looking Plane Won World War II (Really). (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Major General Paul Williams. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
7. Veterans History Project: Richard R. Coon Interview. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
51st. Troop Carrier Wing Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 51st. Troop Carrier Wing Marker on Memorial Wall
 
 
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 96 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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