Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Tribute to Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin
Placed in the Memorial Garden this 8th Day of April, 2003
Mighty Eighth Heritage Museum
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 32° 6.96′ N, 81° 14.255′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Memorial can be reached from Bourne Avenue, on the left when traveling north. 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. A Crew Of Sky Queen (here, next to this marker); The Weixler's (here, next to this marker); Arky - Missy G CrewLt. J E Bass Pilot and Crew (here, next to this marker); Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF (here, next to this marker); Stanley's Stalwarts (here, next to this marker); "Nye's Annihilators" (here, next to this marker); 93rd BG 482nd BG (P) 389th BG (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Also see . . . Vassar, the Alumnae/i Quarterly ...Jack Berlin '50. On June 10, 1944, Sergeant Jacob (Jack) Berlin ’50, from New York City, Captain MacDonald Austin, from Savannah, Georgia, and Frenchman Captain Raymond LeCompte parachuted into the Perigord region of southwest France to work with the French Resistance. In 2002, those three men were honored in the small town of Sainte-Nathalene. A local French newspaper reported on the unveiling and dedication of the monument (Submitted on March 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 505 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.