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

20th Fighter Group

8th Air Force

 

— Lest We Forget —

 
20th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 20th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

55th Ftr Sqdn KI • 77th Ftr Sqdn LC • 79th Ftr Sqdn MC • 97th Serv Gp

King's Cliff, England
Aug. 1943-Oct. 1945

In honor of our 85 comrades who so gallantly
gave their lives to the cause of freedom.
They above all had Victory by Valor.


 
Erected 1985 by 20th Fighter Group Association.
 
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); 95th Bomb Group H (here, next
20th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 20th Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall
to this marker); 492nd Bomb Group (H) & 801st Bomb Group (P) (here, next to this marker); 416th Bombardment Group (L) (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. The 20th Fighter Group Project. (Submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 20th Fighter Group (USAAF). (Submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 20th Fighter Group. (Submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 20th Fighter 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 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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