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Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Resistance

 
 
<i>The </i>Resistance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
1. The Resistance Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of the men and woman
of the Resistance who risked
their lives to come to the aid
of the Allied Airmen 1942-45


We Will Never Forget
Air Force Escape & Evasion Society

 
Location. 32° 6.942′ N, 81° 14.214′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Bourne Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102,US 80 east, at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler GA 31322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis Elton Lyle (here, next to this marker); 379th Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); B/G John S. Allard (here, next to this marker); 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 466th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 491st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); WW II Bombardiers (a few steps from this marker); Lace's Aces (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
<i>The </i>Resistance Marker at right image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
2. The Resistance Marker at right
<i>The </i>Resistance Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
3. The Resistance Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
Evadee image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
4. Evadee
96th Bomb Group    8th AF   339 Squadron
P   Robert Z Grimes            E *
CP  Arthur C Pickett          KIA
N   James D McElroy          E *
B   Charles V Carlson         E *
E   Ted R Kellers                  POW
R   Fred W Mc Manus         KIA
WG  Harold T Sheets         E *
WG   Jerry C Nawracaj       KIA
BT  Robert W Metlen          E *
TG  George C Janser         KIA
                                                      * Evadee
Shot Down in Belgium Oct. 20 1943

(Target: Duren, Germany)
Air Force Escape & Evasion Society Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. Air Force Escape & Evasion Society Banner
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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