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491st Bombardment Group (H)

 
 
491st Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 491st Bombardment Group (H) Marker
The group flew 187 combat missions
Inscription.
Ringmasters
"Last and Best"

Mertfield and North Pickenham
England
1944 - 1945

 
Location. 32° 6.948′ N, 81° 14.214′ 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. 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) (here, next to this marker); B/G John S. Allard (here, next to this marker); 379th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); The Resistance (a few steps from this marker); WW II Bombardiers (a few steps from this marker); Lewis Elton Lyle (a few steps from this marker); 466th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Lace's Aces (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  Eighth Air Force Historical Society - 491st Bombardment Group. ... Began operations early in Jun 1944 and attacked airfields, bridges, and coastal defenses both preceding and during the invasion of Normandy. Then concentrated its attacks on strategic objectives
491st Bombardment Group 852nd Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 491st Bombardment Group 852nd Squadron
In Honor of the Following Young Men Who Served Together As A WWII Lead Bomber Crew In Combat In Europe
in Germany, striking communications centers, oil refineries, storage depots, industrial areas, shipyards, and other targets in such places as Berlin, Hamburg, Kassel, Cologne, Gelsenkirchen, Bielefeld, Hannover, and Magdeburg; on one occasion attacked the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen, Germany. ... (Submitted on April 12, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
491st Bombardment Group 852nd BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 491st Bombardment Group 852nd BS
Glaser's Crew
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By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 491st Bombardment Group 852nd BS
She-Devil
491st Bombardment Group 854th BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 491st Bombardment Group 854th BS
"Here's To You"
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By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 491st Bombardment Group 854th Squadron
Mah Aiken Back
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By Mike Stroud, 2013
7. 491st Bombardment Group 854th Squadron
Dedicated To Mac's Heroic Crew
491st Bombardment Group 852nd Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
8. 491st Bombardment Group 852nd Squadron
Young men who served together as a WWII Lead Bomber crew in combat in Europe
491st Bombardment Group (H) Marker 854th Squadron image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
9. 491st Bombardment Group (H) Marker 854th Squadron
"Wham! Bam! Thank You, Ma'm"
Members Of The Rüsselsheim Death March

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491st Bombardment Group (H) Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
10. 491st Bombardment Group (H) Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
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