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487th Bomb Group

 
 
487th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 487th Bomb Group Marker
Inscription.
To The Men Of The 487th Bomb Group (H)
Lost In Action 1943 -- 1945
487th Bomb Group (H)     U.S. Army Air Force  
   836th Squadron                    8th Air Force         
          837th Squadron                   Station 137           
   838th Squadron                 Lavenham, Suffolk
   839th Squadron                     England               
I remember you, my young brothers,
as we were, as it was.
This is the resting place of our memory,
as it always will be.
                    487th Crew Member, 1996
             October 1996
 
Location. 32° 6.947′ N, 81° 14.235′ 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. 356th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 364th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); James H. Doolittle (a few steps from this marker); Black Thursday    Oct 14 1943 (a
487th Bomb Group Marker (refurbished) image. Click for full size.
By Stuart ross, September 12, 2015
2. 487th Bomb Group Marker (refurbished)
Lavenham church suffolk
few steps from this marker); 453rd Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 479th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); Destiny's Tot (a few steps from this marker); 96th BG 339th BS - Shot Down (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .
1. 487th Bomb Group (H). Total Missions - 185 (Submitted on June 20, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Picadilly Lilley. (Submitted on June 20, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. Forever Amber. (Submitted on June 20, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
4. Fearless Fosdick. (Submitted on June 20, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
5. Queen Of Hearts. (Submitted on June 20, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
487th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 487th Bomb Group Marker


487th Bomb Group 839th Bomb Squadron image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 487th Bomb Group 839th Bomb Squadron
Col. Howard C. Todt
Commanding Officer

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487th Bomb Group 838Sq image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 487th Bomb Group 838Sq
Tru Love's Crew
Tru Love, A mighty flying fortress you were,
Flying with God on your wings answering youthful prayer
Many round trips to targets and home you safely flew
and now the eternal spirit of youth honors you.

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487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Sq
Jack "Available" Leon's Crew
487th Bomb Group 837th BS image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
7. 487th Bomb Group 837th BS
Picadilly Lilley and Queen of Hearts

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487th Bomb Group 837 Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
8. 487th Bomb Group 837 Sq
Arden W Bomeli Pilot
487th Bomb Group 837 Sq image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
9. 487th Bomb Group 837 Sq
487th Bomb Group 838th Squadron image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
10. 487th Bomb Group 838th Squadron
487th Bomb Group 838 Bomb Squad image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
11. 487th Bomb Group 838 Bomb Squad
Crew No. 7209
James H Roberts Pilot

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487th Bomb Group 838 Sq image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
12. 487th Bomb Group 838 Sq
High Tailed Lady"
Shot Down 15 Mar 45 - All Survived

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487th Bomb Group 839th BS image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
13. 487th Bomb Group 839th BS
R.K. Hoddinott, Jr Pilot

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487th Bomb Group 837th BS image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
14. 487th Bomb Group 837th BS
Crew of Satan's Lady
Shot Down 28 May 44 - Lutzendorf
487th Bomb Group 839 Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
15. 487th Bomb Group 839 Sq
Kraker Krums
487th Bomb Group  836 BS image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
16. 487th Bomb Group 836 BS
"Forever Amber"
Max C. Hauenstein pilot

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487th Bomb Group 389th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
17. 487th Bomb Group 389th Squadron
John E McLean
Returned as member of Lucky Bastards Club
After completing tour of 35 combat missions
September 1944
Flight Instructor Luke Air Force Base until October 1945
487th Bomb Group 837 SQ image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
18. 487th Bomb Group 837 SQ
Crew of Fearless Fosdick
Shot Down 10 Apr 45 in Queen of Hearts
All POWs All Survived

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487th Bomb Group 838 BS image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
19. 487th Bomb Group 838 BS
Richmond C Young Pilot

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487th Bomb Group 838th Squadron image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
20. 487th Bomb Group 838th Squadron
Paul T. Kohr pilot

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487th Bomb Group Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
21. 487th Bomb Group Banner
487th Bomb Group Marker found at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
22. 487th Bomb Group 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 1,692 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Stuart ross of Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire England uk.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   21. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   22. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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