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

456th Bomb Group (H)

744 • 745 • 746 • 747 Squadrons

 

— 304th Wing • 15th Air Force —

 
456th Bomb Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 456th Bomb Group (H) Marker
Inscription.  

1944 • Italy • 1945

"In Memory of our beloved Comrades
who died defending their Country"


 
Erected by the Members of the 456th 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, 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)
456th Bomb Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 456th Bomb Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall
(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. 456th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 456th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Photo of Gen Twining pinning Presidential Unit Citation streamer on 456th unit flag. (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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