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

485th Bombardment Group (H)

828th • 829th • 830th • 831st Bomb Squadrons

— 15th Air Force —

 
 
485th Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 485th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.  

In recognition of accomplishments
of all those who served with the
485th Bombardment Group (H)

B-24 Liberator

Gowen Field-Fairmont, Nebr. • N. Africa • So. Italy
Dedicated to the memory of our comrades
who gave their lives for their country

Sept. 1987


 
Erected 1987 by Members of the 450th Bomb Group.
 
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
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(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. 485th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 485th Bomb Group on Facebook. (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 485th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 485th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 485th Bomb Group. (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. 485th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
485th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 485th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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