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Crew Of Fritz Blitz

Eigth Air Force

 
 
Crew Of Fritz Blitz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Crew Of Fritz Blitz Marker





Inscription.
95th
Bomb Group (H)
335th
Squadron
Crew Of Fritz Blitz
B-17F  42-30272

1st Lt  P  Eldon J Broman         POW
FO  CP  John H Chaffin            POW
2nd Lt  N   William H Fowler      POW
2nd Lt  B   Paul D Guiteras       POW
T/Sgt  RO/G   Warren D Thomas     POW
T/Sgt  E/TTG   Roy E Rightmire Jr  KIA
S/Sgt  BTG   Richmond P Dillon    POW
S/Sgt  RWG   Jake O Black         POW
S/Sgt  LWG   Frank D Dean          POW
S/Sgt  TG   Thomas Kelly          POW
1st Lt  O   C M Forney              POW

Shot Down October 10, 1943

 
Location. 32° 6.953′ N, 81° 14.251′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Click for map. 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. "Hard 17" (here, next to this marker); 55th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); Members Of The Rüsselsheim Death March (here, next to this marker); Sittin' Pretty (here, next to this marker); 486th Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); Pandora's Box
Crew Of Fritz Blitz Marker indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Crew Of Fritz Blitz Marker indicated by white arrow
(here, next to this marker); Lt. Alpheus L. Kilmer Crew (here, next to this marker); 1st Lt Harlan Leroy Cook (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  95th Bomb Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. ...concentrated attacks by fighters during the approach to the target and intense antiaircraft fire directly over the objective, the group effectively bombarded marshalling yards at Munster on 10 Oct 1943,.... (Submitted on July 30, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Crew Of Fritz Blitz Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. Crew Of Fritz Blitz 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 409 times since then and 4 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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