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Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF

 
 
Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2013
1. Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF
Inscription.
In Memory
of
The gallant combat aircrewmen of the
USAAF, 8th, 9th, 12th, & 15 Air Forces
who were left in Switzerland, 1943-1945
during WW 2, with "Everlasting Friends"

 
Erected by Swiss Internees Assoc Inc Camp Maloney Former Air Force 1943 1945.
 
Location. 32° 6.958′ N, 81° 14.254′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Touch for map. Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102,US 80 east, at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler GA 31322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stanley's Stalwarts (here, next to this marker); Lt. J E Bass Pilot and Crew (here, next to this marker); Arky - Missy G   Crew (here, next to this marker); The Weixler's (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); Crew of Sugarfoot (here, next to this marker); Tribute to Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  Camp Moloney
Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF Marker, indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF Marker, indicated by white arrow
. was named for Sgt. Joe Moloney, the first American to die in Switzerland during World War II. Located in Adelboden, it was the first internment camp for American internees. Initially all American internees were sent to Adelboden, but soon other camps were established to accomodate larger numbers of internees. (Submitted on March 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF Marker at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on July 10, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on March 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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