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

“P T's Pirates”

Eighth Air Force

 
 
"P T's Pirates" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. "P T's Pirates" Marker
Inscription.
     389th
Bomb Group
    565th
   Squadron

        In Memory of
     "P T's Pirates"
        Lt Paul T Wilkerson, Pilot
        Lt Clyde S Sewell, Copilot
    Lt Leroy S Campbell, Navigator
    Lt Richard Sullivan, Bombardier
    T/Sgt George C Gray, Engineer
  T/Sgt Frank Terlesky, Radioman
S/Sgt Robert Dotter, Asst Radioman
S/Sgt Norman S Reed, Asst Engineer
   S/Sgt Henry S Bunting, Gunner
    S/Sgt James Murray, Gunner
    S/Sgt Martin B Castle, Gunner

        Shot Down on Mission #24
        Returning From Hamm
                April 22, 1944

 
Location. 32° 6.942′ N, 81° 14.251′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on 175 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 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. 2nd Strategic Air Depot (here, next to this marker); 445th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (here, next to this marker); "Hell's Angels" - "Might in Flight" 303rd Bombardment Group (H)
"P T's Pirates" Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. "P T's Pirates" Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
(a few steps from this marker); The 339th FTR Grp, 8th A.F. (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Alpheus L. Kilmer Crew (a few steps from this marker); 486th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Pandora's Box (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 . . .  389th Bombardment Group. flew support and interdictory missions on several occasions, bombing gun batteries and airfields in support of the Normandy invasion in Jun 1944, (Submitted on November 15, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
389th BG Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 30, 2013
3. 389th BG Banner
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 3 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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