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

The Duchess

8th Air Force

 
 
The Duchess Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. The Duchess Marker
Inscription.  
330th Bomb SQ    93rd Bomb GP
Last Crew Of
The Duchess
Lt David W Thompson          P
Lt Waldron L Snyder *          CP
Lt Robert L Warner                B
Lt James A Ivain                     N
Capt Miles R League            CMDP
TSgt Henry A Clauser           E
TSgt Evert A Ollie                   RO
TSgt Thomas McDermott *  BG
SSgt John D Glucs                WG
SSgt Royce Magee                TG
MSgt Herbert F Hastings #    CC
Shot Down 25 Feb 1944   *KIA   #Not On Board

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 32° 6.909′ N, 81° 14.232′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Memorial can be reached from Bourne Avenue. 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. Our Beloved Brothers (here, next to this marker); In Memory Of...Best Of Friends
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(here, next to this marker); Blitzing Betsy (here, next to this marker); 447th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 305th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Base Air Depot No. 2 Station 582 USAAF (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Colonel James A. Verinis (a few steps from this marker); Lazy Daisy (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Target
At Furth, Germany on the 25th, Feb. 44, The combined efforts of the Eighth Air Force B-17 and B-24 groups managed to severely cripple the German aircraft industry, cutting actual production to less than half of that planned for March.
    — Submitted July 29, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
 
The Duchess Marker indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. The Duchess Marker indicated by white arrow
The Duchess Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. The Duchess Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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