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

55th Fighter Group

 
 
55th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 55th Fighter Group Marker
With more than 600 combat missions, the group destroyed over 400 enemy aircraft while damaging more than 100. 16 aces credited with 90 victories. (Wikipedia)
Inscription.
To Honor Those Who Served With
55th Fighter Group
Nuthampstead   Wormingford
1943-1945
First Long Range Fighters in Europe
First Fighter Group over Berlin
Two Distinguished Unit Citations
Outstanding Combat Record

 
Location. 32° 6.953′ N, 81° 14.25′ 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. Sittin' Pretty (here, next to this marker); Members Of The Rüsselsheim Death March (here, next to this marker); 1st Lt Harlan Leroy Cook (here, next to this marker); "Hard 17" (here, next to this marker); Crew Of Fritz Blitz (here, next to this marker); Lt. Alpheus L. Kilmer Crew (here, next to this marker); To The War Time Mothers of America (here, next to this marker); "Stubborn Jean" (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  55th Fighter Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. ... Engaged primarily in escorting bombers that
55th Fighter Group Marker, white arrow, among the plaques that honor the Mighty Eighth Air Force image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 55th Fighter Group Marker, white arrow, among the plaques that honor the Mighty Eighth Air Force
attacked such targets as industries and marshalling yards in Germany, and airfields and V-weapon sites in France. ... (Submitted on April 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
55th Fighter Group Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 55th Fighter Group Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
55th Fighter Group Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 55th Fighter Group Banner
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 2 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. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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