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

442nd Troop Carrier Group

HQ • 303rd • 304th • 305th • 306th Troop Carrier Squadrons

 

— 9th Air Force —

 
442<sup>nd</sup> Troop Carrier Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 442nd Troop Carrier Group Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of our men who made
the supreme sacrifice for
God and Country

-Campaigns-
Normandy • Rome-Arno • Southern France
Northern France • Holland • Ardennes
Rhineland • Central Europe

1 September 1943 — 30 September 1946


 
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
442<sup>nd</sup> Troop Carrier Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 442nd Troop Carrier 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. 442nd Troop Carrier Group. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 442nd Troop Carrier Group. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 442nd Troop Carrier Group. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. D-Day remembered: 442nd Troop Carrier Group members describe "longest day" (2014). (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 442nd Troop Carrier Group at Normandy American Cemetery Website. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. 442nd Troop Carrier Group. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
7. Veterans History Project: Charles William Cotton Interview. (Submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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