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493rd Bomb Group

 
 
493rd Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 493rd Bomb Group Marker
Inscription.
The 493rd Bomb Group (H)
Honors
Those who served and those who died
1944 - 1945

 
Location. 32° 6.944′ N, 81° 14.223′ 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. Lace's Aces (here, next to this marker); WW II Bombardiers (here, next to this marker); 479th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 453rd Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 379th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Lewis Elton Lyle (a few steps from this marker); 364th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); James H. Doolittle (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  Eighth Air Force Historical Society - 493d Bombardment Group. Operated chiefly against industrial and military installations in Germany, attacking an ordnance depot at Magdeburg, marshalling yards at Cologne, synthetic oil plants at Merseburg, a railroad tunnel at Ahrweiler, bridges
493rd Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 493rd Bomb Group Marker
at Irlich, factories at Frankfurt, and other strategic objectives. (Submitted on May 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
493rd Bomb Group 861st Squadron image. Click for full size.
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3. 493rd Bomb Group 861st Squadron
Station 152-Debach
Lead Crew
Capt Ellis M. Woodward Pilot
493rd Bomb Group 861st Sq image. Click for full size.
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4. 493rd Bomb Group 861st Sq
The Crew of Baby Doll
493rd Bomb Group 861st Squadron image. Click for full size.
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5. 493rd Bomb Group 861st Squadron
In Memory of Capt. Alfred L. Goodman
Shot down over Magdeburg
On his 17th mission
12 September 1944
POW Stalag Luft I
Until May 1945
493rd Bomb Group 861 BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 493rd Bomb Group 861 BS
Snell's Crew
493rd Bomb Group 861st Bomb Squadron image. Click for full size.
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7. 493rd Bomb Group 861st Bomb Squadron
Stewart Reed Pilot and Crew
493rd Bomb Group 862 BS image. Click for full size.
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8. 493rd Bomb Group 862 BS
A.C. Shaw's Crew
493rd Bomb Group 863rd Squadron image. Click for full size.
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9. 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Squadron
Crew of the Jolly Roger
493rd Bomb Group 863rd Squadron image. Click for full size.
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10. 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Squadron
"Miss Green Bay"
493rd Bomb Group 863rd Squadron image. Click for full size.
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11. 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Squadron
Donald S. Vandertill Pilot and Crew
493rd Bomb Group 863rd Sq image. Click for full size.
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12. 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Sq
Viguers Tigers
493rd Bomb Group 860 BS image. Click for full size.
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13. 493rd Bomb Group 860 BS
1st Lt Daniel R. Treese and Crew
Killed Sept 30, 1944 Bielfeld, Germany
493rd Bomb Group 861 BS image. Click for full size.
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14. 493rd Bomb Group 861 BS
Hansen's Crew
493rd Bomb Group Marker, located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
15. 493rd Bomb Group Marker, located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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