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

416th Bombardment Group (L)

World War II • European Theater • 9th Air Force

 

— 1943 • 1945 —

 
416th Bombardment Group (L) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 416th Bombardment Group (L) Marker
Inscription.  

Squadrons
668th • 669th • HQ • 670th • 671st
- Support Units -
4th Ser. Grp - 79th Sta. Comp - 199 Med. Det
Red Cross - 21st Weather - 1297 Mil. Police

Dedicated in Memory of the Gallant 416th Airmen and
Diligent Support Personnel Whose Supreme Sacrifices
Aided in Preserving Freedom throughout the World.

A26 Invader - First Group in the World
A20 Havoc - First 9th Air Force Group in ETO


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 0.979′ N, 104° 51.31′ 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. 379th Bomb Group (H) (here, next to this marker); World War II Glider Pilots (here, next to this marker); 306th Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker);
416th Bombardment Group (L) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 416th Bombardment Group (L) Marker on Memorial Wall
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95th Bomb Group H (here, next to this marker); 492nd Bomb Group (H) & 801st Bomb Group (P) (here, next to this marker); 20th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 344th Bomb Group (M) AAF (here, next to this marker); 384th Bombardment Group (H) (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. 416th Bombardment Group (L) Archive. (Submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 416th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 416th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 416th Bomb Group. (Submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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