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

30th Bombardment Group WWII

21st, 27th, 38th, 392nd, 819th Squadrons

 
 
30th Bombardment Group WWII Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 30th Bombardment Group WWII Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of those who served
1941 - 1946

Alaska, 1942 - 1943
Central Pacific, 1943 - 1946


 
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) (here, next to this marker); 20th Fighter Group
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(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. 30th Bombardment Group. Army Air Corps Library and Museum website entry (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 30th Bombardment Group. History of War website entry (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. 30th Bomb Group personnel. 7th Air Force in WWII website entry (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
30th Bombardment Group WWII Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 30th Bombardment Group WWII Marker on Memorial Wall
Texas Kate image. Click for full size.
via USAAF Nose Art Research Page, unknown
3. Texas Kate
B-24 s/n 44-40358
30th Bomb Group, 392nd Bomb Squadron
“Duckin Ducklin” image. Click for full size.
via World War Photos, unknown
4. “Duckin Ducklin”
Consolidated B-24J Liberator 42-72971 from the 38th Bomb Squadron, 30th Bomb Group
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on April 8, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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