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

49th Fighter Squadron

14th Fighter Group (TE)

 
 
49<sup>th</sup> Fighter Squadron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 49th Fighter Squadron Marker
Inscription.  

England 1942 • North Africa 1942-1943
Sicily 1943 • Corsica 1944 • Italy 1943-1945

This plaque is placed here in memory
of our comrades as an everlasting tribute
to their heroic sacrifices
4 July 1984


 
Erected 1984 by the Members of the 49th Fighter Squadron.
 
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 to this marker); 492nd Bomb Group (H) & 801st Bomb Group (P)
49<sup>th</sup> Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 49th Fighter Squadron Marker on Memorial Wall
(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. 49th Fighter Squadron Association. Association Website (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 49th Fighter Squadron. American Air Museum in Britain entry (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 49th Fighter Squadron. 15th Air Force entry (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
49th Pursuit Squadron, Mills Field, CA 4-22-1942 image. Click for full size.
via 49th Fighter Squadron Association, 1942
3. 49th Pursuit Squadron, Mills Field, CA 4-22-1942
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 22, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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