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

82nd Fighter Group

95th • 96th • 97th Squadrons

 
 
82<sup>nd</sup> Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 82nd Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the members of the
82nd Fighter Group
World War II

554 Aerial Victories

Three Distinguished Unit Citations
Foggia, Italy • 26 Aug 43
Cancello, Italy • 2 Sept 43
Ploesti, Rumania • 10 June 44


 
Erected 1986.
 
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)
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(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. 82nd Fighter Group. (Submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 82nd Fighter Group (Second World War). (Submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 82nd Fighter Group. (Submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 82nd Fighter Group Association. (Submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 82nd Fighter Group. (Submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. P-38 National Association & Museum. (Submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional keywords.
82<sup>nd</sup> Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 82nd Fighter Group Marker on Memorial Wall
82nd Fighter Group
 
 
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 127 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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