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

Butler's Bums

Eighth Air Force

 
 
Butler's Bums Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Butler's Bums Marker
Inscription.
34th BG   18th SQ
"Butler's Bums"
Mendelsham, Eng

1st Lt Robert H Butler              P
F/O Delbert L Reynolds          CP
1st Lt Richard F Scully           N
T/Sgt Dante Schifani               E
T/Sgt Martin Kallinen              R
  T/Sgt James A Stuthers         TNG
S/Sgt William E Swords         TG
S/Sgt Joseph P Remy            BTG
S/Sgt Edward J Renowden   WG

Completed 33 Missions Over Germany
In B-17's
Jan 14 / Apr 14,1945
S/Sgt Swords Shot Down ME109 On Mar2, 1945

 
Location. 32° 6.903′ N, 81° 14.231′ 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. Lt. Colonel James A. Verinis (here, next to this marker); 452nd Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 447th Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); Blitzing Betsy (here, next to this marker); Reinhardt M. King & Crew
Butler's Bums Marker, indicated by white arrow, on Wall of Heroes image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Butler's Bums Marker, indicated by white arrow, on Wall of Heroes
(here, next to this marker); In Memory Of...Best Of Friends (here, next to this marker); The Duchess (a few steps from this marker); Our Beloved Brothers (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  34th Bombardment Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. ...In Mar 1945, with few industrial targets remaining and with Allied armies advancing across Germany, the 34th turned almost solely to interdicting enemy communications and supporting Allied ground forces.... (Submitted on July 27, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Butler's Bums Marker,located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. Butler's Bums 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 272 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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