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Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
466th Bomb Group (H)
Eighth Air Force, Second Air Division
 
466th Bomb Group (H) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, March 17, 2013
1. 466th Bomb Group (H) Marker















 
Inscription.
United States Army Air Force Station 120
Attlebridge Airfield
March 1944 - July 1945

Flew 231 Combat Missions
In B-24 "Liberator" Aircraft
In an air offense over the continent:
Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe

Dedicated 15 April 1999
In Memory Of All Who Served

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Dedicated in remembrance
of all who served in the
466th Bomb Group (H)
333 Killed In Action
171 POWs
8 Evaded
27 Interned
231 Combat Missions Flown
First Mission                      Last Mission
22 March 1944                   25 April 1945

Bomb Squadrons
784th                786th
785th                787th

 
Location. 32° 6.943′ N, 81° 14.206′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from 175 Bourne Avenue. Click for map. Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102, (US 80 east), at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Pooler GA 31322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. B/G John S. Allard (a few steps from this marker); The Resistance (a few steps from this marker); 379th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 491st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); Lewis Elton Lyle (a few steps from this marker); WW II Bombardiers (a few steps from this marker); 385th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
466th Bomb Group (H) Marker, Back side Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 466th Bomb Group (H) Marker, Back side
 

 
Also see . . .  466th Bombardment Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. On July 25, 1944, the 466th BG led the entire 8th Air Force to German fortification around St. Lo to help the Allied ground invasion. The lead pilot, navigator, and bombardier were awarded the Croix de Guerre for their unusual airmanship. (Submitted on May 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
466th Bomb Group, Lt Col John H Woolnough Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 466th Bomb Group, Lt Col John H Woolnough
Founder
8th Air Force Historical Society &
466th Bomb Group Association
 
 
466th Bomb Group,  785th Squadron Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 466th Bomb Group, 785th Squadron
30 Missions - 10 Lead Crew
 
 
466th Bomb Group,785 Sqd Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 466th Bomb Group,785 Sqd
Crew #505 - AC "The Lemon"
32 Missions
 
 
466th Bomb Group, 785th Squadron Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 466th Bomb Group, 785th Squadron
Melvin D Westbrook Pilot - Crew
 
 
466th Bomb Group, 786th Squadron Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
7. 466th Bomb Group, 786th Squadron
Maiden Crew
 
 
466th Bomb Group, 787th Sq Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
8. 466th Bomb Group, 787th Sq
Trouble Maker
 
 
466th Bomb Group, 784th Squadron Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
9. 466th Bomb Group, 784th Squadron
Carriker, Heath H, Pilot & Crew
 
 
466th Bomb Group, 785th Squadron Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
10. 466th Bomb Group, 785th Squadron
Bottle Butts Buggy
 
 
466th Bomb Group, Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
11. 466th Bomb Group,
Bird Dog Crew
 
 
466th Bomb Group, Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
12. 466th Bomb Group,
"Andy's Aces"
Crew #482
 
 
466th Bomb Group (H) Marker found at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2013
13. 466th Bomb Group (H) Marker found at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 291 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on May 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
 
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