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

99th Bombardment Group (H)

HQ • 346th • 347th •348th • 416th Bomb Sqdns

— B-17 "Flying Fortress" —

 
 
99th Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
1. 99th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.  

To those who served with the 99th
during World War II
Africa - Europe 1943 - 1945

Awarded Two Presidential Distinguished Unit Citations

Flew 395 Combat Missions
Participated in 14 Aerial Campaigns

Dedicated 15 October 1987


 
Erected 1987.
 
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);
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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. 99th Bomb Group Historical Society. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 99th Bomb Group Historical Society on Facebook. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 99th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 99th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. 99th Bomb Group. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Witness to War: Jack Buckner, 347th Bomb Squadron, Interview. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
7. Veterans History Project: James R. LaVey Interview
99th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 17, 2020
2. 99th Bombardment Group (H) Marker on Memorial Wall
. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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