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Reinhardt M. King & Crew

8th Air Force

 
 
Reinhardt M. King & Crew Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Reinhardt M. King & Crew Marker
Mission 20--- With the Eighth Air Force, the 381st came of age August 17 when they participated in the great air attack on the vital ball bearing factories at Schweinfurt.


Inscription.
381 BG    534 SQ
Neil Wright Jr   CP
Edward McGlynn   N 
  Francis Petrillo   B
Maynard Unger      R 
  Cecil Floura         E
Robert Dwyer      LW  
 Julius Mann         RW
Albert Pollard      BT 
  Joseph Lyons      TG

Schweinfurt - 17 August 1943 - All POW's
Dedicated in Loving Memory by the Crew Family and Friends
of
Reinhardt M "Pop" King

 
Location. 32° 6.9′ N, 81° 14.228′ 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. 452nd Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); Butler's Bums (here, next to this marker); Lt. Colonel James A. Verinis (here, next to this marker); 447th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); Blitzing Betsy (a few steps from this marker); In Memory Of...Best Of Friends (a few steps from 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 . . .
Reinhardt M. King & Crew Marker indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Reinhardt M. King & Crew Marker indicated by white arrow
 381st Bombardment Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. Specific targets included an aircraft assembly plant at Villacoublay, an airdrome at Amiens, locks at St Nazaire, an aircraft engine factory at Le Mans, nitrate works in Norway, aircraft plants in Brussels, industrial areas of Munster, U-boat yards at Kiel, marshalling yards at Offenberg, aircraft factories at Kassel, aircraft assembly plants at Leipzig, oil refineries at Gelsenkirchen, and ball-bearing works at Schweinfurt. (Submitted on August 22, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Reinhardt M. King & Crew Marker found at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. Reinhardt M. King & Crew Marker found 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 262 times since then. 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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