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

2nd Air Division

8th Air Force

 
 
2nd Air Division Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 2nd Air Division Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of
6300 Airmen
who gave their lives

In honor of
those who served

European Air War 1942 to VE-Day 1945

Division Headquarters

Bomber Groups
44 • 93 • 389 • 392 • 445 • 446 • 448
453 • 458 • 466 • 467 • 439 • 491 • 492

Fighter Groups
4th • 56 • 355 • 361 • 479

and
Attached Units

P-51 • B-24 • P-47


 
Erected by 2nd Air Division 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)
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(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) (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. Heritage League of the 2nd Air Division (USAAF). (Submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 2nd Air Division. (Submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
2nd Air Division Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 2nd Air Division Marker on Memorial Wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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