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

The Duchess

8th Air Force

 
 
The Duchess Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. The Duchess Marker
Inscription.
330th Bomb SQ    93rd Bomb GP
Last Crew Of
The Duchess
Lt David W Thompson          P
Lt Waldron L Snyder *          CP
Lt Robert L Warner                B
Lt James A Ivain                     N
Capt Miles R League            CMDP
TSgt Henry A Clauser           E
TSgt Evert A Ollie                   RO
TSgt Thomas McDermott *  BG
SSgt John D Glucs                WG
SSgt Royce Magee                TG
MSgt Herbert F Hastings #    CC
Shot Down 25 Feb 1944   *KIA   #Not On Board

 
Location. 32° 6.909′ N, 81° 14.232′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from 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 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. Our Beloved Brothers (here, next to this marker); In Memory Of...Best Of Friends (here, next to this marker); Blitzing Betsy (here, next to this marker); 447th Bomb Group (a few steps from
The Duchess Marker indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. The Duchess Marker indicated by white arrow
this marker); 305th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Base Air Depot No. 2 Station 582 USAAF (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Colonel James A. Verinis (a few steps from this marker); Lazy Daisy (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  93rd Bomb Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. ...in Oct 1943, and until Apr 1945 the 93rd concentrated on bombardment of strategic targets such as marshalling yards, aircraft factories, oil refineries, chemical plants, and cities in Germany. (Submitted on July 27, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Target
At Furth, Germany on the 25th, Feb. 44, The combined efforts of the Eighth Air Force B-17 and B-24 groups managed to severely cripple the German aircraft industry, cutting actual production to less than half of that planned for March.
    — Submitted July 29, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

 
Categories. War, World II
 
The Duchess Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. The Duchess 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 261 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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