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93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy)

Squadrons: 328th, 329th, 330th, 409th

 
 
93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker









Inscription.
Alconbury and Hardwick, England
North Africa: Three Tours
WWII Strategic Bombing 1942 - 1945

In Memory of All Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In The Skies Over Europe During World War II To Preserve Our Freedoms.

Dedicated To All Who Served

Group Combat Missions: 396
Airmen Killed In Action And/Or Missing: 670
Low Altitude Raid Against
Ploesti Oil Production: 1 Aug 1943
Airmen Decorations For Ploesti:
Two Medal Of Honor, Four Distinguished Services Crosses
Distinguished Unit Citations: Two
Battle Campaigns: Eighteen

B-24 Liberator
Teds Travelling Circus
Dedicated 2000

 
Location. 32° 6.955′ N, 81° 14.243′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Click for map. 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. Merle C. Olmsted (here, next to this marker); Capt. Alfred L. Goodman (here, next to this marker); World's Top Mustang Ace (here, next to this marker);
93rd Bombardment Group Marker (Red arrow) seen in the Memorial Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 93rd Bombardment Group Marker (Red arrow) seen in the Memorial Gardens
96th BG 339th BS - Shot Down (here, next to this marker); Silver Chief (here, next to this marker); "Stubborn Jean" (a few steps from this marker); To The War Time Mothers of America (a few steps from this marker); 1st Lt Harlan Leroy Cook (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  The 93rd Bombardment Group History. On October 9, (1942) Colonel Ted Timberlake led 24 group airplanes on the 93rd's first combat mission against locomotive manufacturing facilities at Lille, France. (Submitted on April 1, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
93rd Bombardment Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 93rd Bombardment Group Marker
In Memory Of
First B-24 Liberator Group Deployed to England
93rd Bombardment Group Lead Crew image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 93rd Bombardment Group Lead Crew
93rd Bombardment Group  328 Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 93rd Bombardment Group 328 Sq
Kerler's B24 Crew
35 Missions
93rd Bombardment Group  328 BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 93rd Bombardment Group 328 BS
Capt Clarence W Barton Crew
93rd Bombardment Group 329th Bomb Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
7. 93rd Bombardment Group 329th Bomb Squadron
"Lily Anne" and " Eunice"
93rd Bombardment Group In Memory Of... image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
8. 93rd Bombardment Group In Memory Of...
93rd Bombardment Group 409th BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
9. 93rd Bombardment Group 409th BS
1st Lt. William G. Rueckert
B-24 Pilot
KIA
93rd Bombardment Group , 482 Bombardment Group, 389 Bombardment Group image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
10. 93rd Bombardment Group , 482 Bombardment Group, 389 Bombardment Group
93rd Bombardment Group 330th Bomb Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
11. 93rd Bombardment Group 330th Bomb Squadron
8 Sept 1944 Ditched in North Sea
Maj Henry K Segars, Jr             KIA
Capt John Geer                           KIA
1st Lt James H Marshall           KIA
1st Lt George Blanketship       KIA
S Sgt Ervin R Janiszewski      KIA
T Sgt Heil R Reed                       KIA
T Sgt Robert R Lamoureux    RTD
S Sgt Joseph A Seciegaj          RTD
S Sgt Raymond M Tompkins KIA
2nd Lt George Karian              RTD
T Sgt Albert Runetzky              RTD
93rd Bombardment Group door window at nearby Chapel of the Fallen Eagles image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
12. 93rd Bombardment Group door window at nearby Chapel of the Fallen Eagles
Fallen But Not Forgotten
T/Sgt Arnold R. Anderson image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
13. T/Sgt Arnold R. Anderson
Flight Mechanic - 331 Sqd
Royal Norwegian Air Force
305 BG - Chelveston, England
34 Missions
93 BG- Hardwick, England
13 Missions
Waist Gunner-Nose Gunner-Toggelier
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   13. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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