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Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

B-24 Big Banner

8th Air Force

 
 
B-24 Big Banner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. B-24 Big Banner Marker
Inscription.
44th BG   66th BS
B-24 Big Banner
Crashed Into Zuider Zee 22 Dec 43
FO Kent Miller                          P  KIA
2nd Lt Charles E Taylor       CP  POW
2nd Lt Frank A Passavant   N   KIA
2nd Lt Donald E Shaffer       B  KIA
T/Sgt Edward E Birge           TT  KIA
T/Sgt James C Childers        R  KIA
S/Sgt Stanley Pilch Jr           BT  KIA
S/Sgt John H Larson            RW  KIA
S/Sgt Gerald D McCord        LW  KIA
S/Sgt William J Sheehan     TG  KIA

 
Location. 32° 6.922′ N, 81° 14.24′ 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. Control Tower (here, next to this marker); Dinah-Mite (here, next to this marker); Col. Paul B. Jackson (here, next to this marker); 36th BS RCM (here, next to this marker); 56th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 20th Fighter Gp
B-24 Big Banner Marker indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. B-24 Big Banner Marker indicated by white arrow
(a few steps from this marker); Base Air Depot No. 2 Station 582 USAAF (a few steps from this marker); 446th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Regarding B-24 Big Banner. Zuider Zee ,
a shallow bay of the North Sea in the northwest of the Netherlands
 
Also see . . .  44th Bomb Group - 8th Air Force Historical Society. ...carried out operations against targets in western Europe, concentrating on airfields, oil installations, and marshalling yards. ... (Submitted on July 25, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
B-24 Big Banner Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. B-24 Big Banner 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 395 times since then and 25 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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