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479th Fighter Group

 
 
479th Fighter Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 479th Fighter Group Marker
Inscription.
434th          435th
Fighter Squadron    Fighter Squadron
436th
Fighter Squadron

8th Air Force
Wattisham, England 1944-1945
Lest We Forget "All The Young Men"
Dedicated 17 Oct 1997

 
Location. 32° 6.945′ N, 81° 14.226′ 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. 453rd Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 493rd Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); Lace's Aces (here, next to this marker); 364th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); WW II Bombardiers (a few steps from this marker); James H. Doolittle (a few steps from this marker); 356th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); Black Thursday    Oct 14 1943 (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  479th Fighter Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. ...escorted heavy bombers during operations against targets on the Continent, strafed targets of opportunity, and flew fighter-bomber, counter-air,
479th Fighter Group Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum Memorial Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 479th Fighter Group Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum Memorial Gardens
and area-patrol missions. Engaged primarily in escort activities and fighter sweeps until the Normandy invasion in June 1944. ... (Submitted on June 29, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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