Lula in Hall County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Capt Denver V. Truelove
Birth April 10, 1919
Died April 5, 1943
Grew up and educated in Lula, GA
He was a crewmember on Plane #5 as the Bombardier on the Tokyo Raiders Mission. He dropped the first bombs on Tokyo April 19, 1942.
Became known as one of the Doolittle Boys after serving with General James Doolittle.
While on a mission over the Mediterranean Sea his plane was hit. He went down in the Sea and was never recovered.
• Purple Heart
• Air Medal
• Distinguished Flying Cross
• American Campaign_Medal
• Foreign Service Medal WII
• The Defense Medal
• The Victory Medal
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is April 19, 1942.
Location. 34° 23.258′ N, 83° 40.004′ W. Marker is in Lula, Georgia, in Hall County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Athens Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6007 Main St, Lula GA 30554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured Major Kevin Jenrette Park (a few steps from this marker); Clermont War Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); March 1998 Tornado (approx. 8.7 miles away); Concord Academy / Chattahoochee High School / Clermont School House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Line Baptist Church (approx. 9.3 miles away); Mossy Creek and Rock Springs Campgrounds (approx. 9.9 miles away); Banks County (approx. 10.3 miles away); “Hawkins Line” (approx. 10.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Denver V. Truelove. Wikipedia (Submitted on September 5, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.