Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bomb Group (H) Squadron
Crew of the
1st Combat Related Aircraft Loss Of The 401st
T Neag Pilot POW
J P England Co Pilot KIA
Okey DeRaimo Bombadier POW
E Santos Navigator POW
K Cummins Gunner POW
H Highland Gunner POW
B Purwin Gunner POW
J Conners Top Turret POW
J Farrell Gunner POW
W Bardon Radio POW
Location. 32° 6.953′ N, 81° 14.247′ 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. To The War Time Mothers of America (here, next to this marker); 1st Lt Harlan Leroy Cook (here, next to this marker); Sittin' Pretty (here, next to this marker); 55th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); Members Of The Rüsselsheim Death March Silver Chief (here, next to this marker); Lt. Alpheus L. Kilmer Crew (here, next to this marker); "Hard 17" (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
Regarding "Stubborn Jean". Aircraft believed to have been lost as a result of :
Bomb train of higher USAAF element hit and damaged #4 Engine.
Engine caught fire and aircraft lost altitude until disappearing from sight.
Also see . . . 401st Bombardment Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. Operated chiefly against strategic targets, bombing industries, submarine facilities, shipyards, missile sites, marshalling yards, and airfields; (Submitted on September 7, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, World II •
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