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Capt. Alfred L. Goodman

 
 
Capt. Alfred L. Goodman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Capt. Alfred L. Goodman Marker
12 September 1944 - Group Mission 55 Target: Ordnance factory, Magdeburg, Germany
Inscription.
In Memory of
Capt. Alfred L. Goodman
1922 - 1995

Pilot Eighth Air Force
493rd Bomb Group   861st Squadron
Debach, England

Shot Down Over Magdenburg
On His 17th Mission
12 September 1944

POW   Stalag Luft I
Until May 1945

 
Location. 32° 6.955′ N, 81° 14.243′ 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. 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) (here, next to this marker); Merle C. Olmsted (here, next to this marker); World's Top Mustang Ace (here, next to this marker); 96th BG 339th BS - Shot Down (here, next to this marker); Silver Chief (here, next to this marker); "Stubborn Jean" (a few steps from this marker); To The War Time Mothers of America (a few steps from this marker); 1st Lt Harlan Leroy Cook (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stalag Luft 1. Nearly 6000 PWs were crowded into the camp in Sept. 1944, and at the time of the liberation
Capt. Alfred L. Goodman Marker, indicated here by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Capt. Alfred L. Goodman Marker, indicated here by white arrow
of the camp 7717 Americans and 1,427 Britons were returned to military control. (Submitted on September 22, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. 493d Bombardment Group _ Eighth Air Force Historical Society. bombing German fortifications to cover the airborne attack on Holland in Sep 1944; (Submitted on September 22, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Capt. Alfred L. Goodman Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. Capt. Alfred L. Goodman Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
493 BG Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 493 BG Banner
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 276 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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