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457th Bombardment Group (H)

Fait Accompli

 

(Fact Accomplished)

 
457th Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 457th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated in Reverent Remembrance
of those gallant airmen of the 457th
Bombardment Group (H), United States
Eighth Army Air Force, Station 130
Glatton, England, who in the service
of their country gave their lives
that Freedom might prevail.

Placed by the Friends of the 457th Bombardment Group (H)
Dedicated Sept. 26, 2011

 
Location. 32° 6.927′ N, 81° 14.225′ 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. 20th Fighter Gp (a few steps from this marker); 392nd Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 56th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 446th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); Patsy Ann II (a few steps from this marker); 904th Signal Co. Depot AVN (a few steps from this marker); 448th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 36th BS RCM (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  457th Bombardment Group (Heavy) - Eighth Air Force Historical Society
457th Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 457th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
. engaged primarily in bombardment of strategic targets, such as ball-bearing plants, aircraft factories, and oil refineries in Germany.... (Submitted on June 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
457th Bombardment Group 750 Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 457th Bombardment Group 750 Sq
B17 BTO Crew
Shot down Oct 17 1944 Cologne
KIA and POW
457th Bombardment Group 748th Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 457th Bombardment Group 748th Sq
The Crew of "Moonlight Mission"
457th Bombardment Group 751st BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 457th Bombardment Group 751st BS
Fait Accompli
457th Bombardment Group 750th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 457th Bombardment Group 750th Squadron
"Mac's Men"
457th Bombardment Group 748th BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
7. 457th Bombardment Group 748th BS
Burk's Crew
457th Bombardment Group 749th BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
8. 457th Bombardment Group 749th BS
"Remember Me"
First crew to fly 337828
457th Bombardment Group 749th SQ image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
9. 457th Bombardment Group 749th SQ
The Lonesome Polecats
457th Bombardment Group 749th BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
10. 457th Bombardment Group 749th BS
Bad Time Inc. II
457th Bombardment Group 748th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
11. 457th Bombardment Group 748th Squadron
1st Lt Donald L Zeiler pilot
457th Bombardment Group 748th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
12. 457th Bombardment Group 748th Squadron
My Buddy
"Flack Dodger"
457th Bombardment Group 748th Bomb Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
13. 457th Bombardment Group 748th Bomb Sq
Dead Engine Kids
35 Missions
457th Bombardment Group 749th Sqd image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
14. 457th Bombardment Group 749th Sqd
"The Robbie" Robertson Crew
457th Bombardment Group 748th BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
15. 457th Bombardment Group 748th BS
Birkman's Crew
457th Bombardment Group (H) Stained Glass Window at nearby Chapel of the Fallen Eagles image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2004
16. 457th Bombardment Group (H) Stained Glass Window at nearby Chapel of the Fallen Eagles
457th Bombardment Group (H) Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2004
17. 457th Bombardment Group (H) Banner
457th Bombardment Group (H) Marker found at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
18. 457th Bombardment Group (H) Marker found 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 370 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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