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

385th Bombardment Group (H)

Ales Victoria

 

— In Memoriam —

 
385<sup>th</sup> Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 385th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.  

of the officers and men of the
385th Heavy Bombardment Group,
U.S. Army Air Forces who gave their lives
in the Air Battles over Europe 1943-1945.
This plaque is placed here by the comrades
of those men, as an everlasting tribute
to their heroic sacrifice and unselfish
devotion to duty.

MCMLXXXIII


 
Erected 1983 by the Members of the 385th Bomb Group (H).
 
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,
385<sup>th</sup> Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 385th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall
next to this marker); 95th Bomb Group H (here, next 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); 20th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 344th Bomb Group (M) AAF (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. 385th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 385th Bomb Group Association on Facebook. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 385th Bomb Group (H) WWII on Facebook. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 385th Bomb Group. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 385th Bomber Group. (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. 385th Bombardment Group (Second World War). (Submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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