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

The Resistance

 
 
The Resistance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
1. The Resistance Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of the men and woman
of the Resistance who risked
their lives to come to the aid
of the Allied Airmen 1942-45

We Will Never Forget
Air Forces Escape & Evasion Society

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 32° 6.942′ N, 81° 14.214′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Memorial can be reached from Bourne Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102,US 80 east, at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler GA 31322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis Elton Lyle (here, next to this marker); 379th Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); B/G John S. Allard (here, next to this marker); 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 466th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 491st Bombardment Group (H)
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(a few steps from this marker); WW II Bombardiers (a few steps from this marker); Lace's Aces (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
The Resistance Marker at right image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
2. The Resistance Marker at right
The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
3. The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
Evadee image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
4. Evadee
96th Bomb Group    8th AF   339 Squadron
P   Robert Z Grimes            E *
CP  Arthur C Pickett          KIA
N   James D McElroy          E *
B   Charles V Carlson         E *
E   Ted R Kellers                  POW
R   Fred W Mc Manus         KIA
WG  Harold T Sheets         E *
WG   Jerry C Nawracaj       KIA
BT  Robert W Metlen          E *
TG  George C Janser         KIA
                                                      * Evadee
Shot Down in Belgium Oct. 20 1943

(Target: Duren, Germany)
Air Forces Escape & Evasion Society Banner image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. Air Forces Escape & Evasion Society Banner
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on March 2, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on July 31, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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