Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Squadrons: 328th, 329th, 330th, 409th
North Africa: Three Tours
WWII Strategic Bombing 1942 - 1945
In Memory of All Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In The Skies Over Europe During World War II To Preserve Our Freedoms.
Dedicated To All Who Served
Group Combat Missions: 396
Airmen Killed In Action And/Or Missing: 670
Low Altitude Raid Against
Ploesti Oil Production: 1 Aug 1943
Airmen Decorations For Ploesti:
Two Medal Of Honor, Four Distinguished Services Crosses
Distinguished Unit Citations: Two
Battle Campaigns: Eighteen
Teds Travelling Circus
Location. 32° 6.955′ N, 81° 14.243′ 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. Merle C. Olmsted (here, next to this marker); Capt. Alfred L. Goodman (here, next to this marker); World's Top Mustang Ace (here, next to this marker); 96th BG 339th BS - Shot Down (here, next to this marker); Silver Chief (here, next to this marker); "Stubborn Jean" (a few steps from this marker); To The War Time Mothers of America (a few steps from this marker); 1st Lt Harlan Leroy Cook (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Also see . . . The 93rd Bombardment Group History. On October 9, (1942) Colonel Ted Timberlake led 24 group airplanes on the 93rd's first combat mission against locomotive manufacturing facilities at Lille, France. (Submitted on April 1, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on April 1, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 13. submitted on May 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.