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398th Bombardment Group (Heavy)

 
 
398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker
Inscription.
This Memorial Is Dedicated To The Everlasting Memory Of Those Air Crews And Support Units Who Served So Gallantly In World War II

Station 131
Nuthampstead Hertfordshire, England
 
Location. 32° 6.956′ N, 81° 14.204′ 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. 385th Bombardment Group (H) (here, next to this marker); 489th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 491st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 466th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); B/G John S. Allard (within shouting distance of this marker); 379th Bombardment Group (H) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Resistance (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  8th Air Force Historical Society - 398th Bombardment Group. ...operated primarily against strategic objectives in
398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker, backside image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Marker, backside
Germany, attacking targets such as factories in Berlin, warehouses in Munich, marshalling yards in Saarbrucken, shipping facilities in Kiel, oil refineries in Merseburg, and aircraft plants in Munster. ... (Submitted on April 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
398th Bombardment Group 600th Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 398th Bombardment Group 600th Sq
America's Sons - Our Heroes
Shot down Nov 26, 1944 - Misburg, Germany
All survived and were taken as Prisoners Of War
398th Bombardment Group 600th Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 398th Bombardment Group 600th Sq
O'Neal's Crew
Shot down 5-19-44 over Berlin
398th Bombardment Group 600th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 398th Bombardment Group 600th Squadron
Watson's Warriors
398th Bombardment Group 601 Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 398th Bombardment Group 601 Sq
Nuthampstead 35 Missions
B-17   43 38064H
398th Bombardment Group 602 Sqd<br> KIA 3 Feb 1945 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
7. 398th Bombardment Group 602 Sqd
KIA 3 Feb 1945

26 Missions
1/Lt   John R McCormick    Pilot - POW
398th Bombardment Group 602nd Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
8. 398th Bombardment Group 602nd Squadron
1st Lt Paul Roderick Pilot & Crew
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By Mike Stroud, 2013
9. 398th Bombardment Group 602nd Squadron
Nuthampstead
Capt. Roy W. Leukhardt Crew
"We Trusted In God, Ourselves, And The Ground Crew."
398th Bombardment Group 603rd Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
10. 398th Bombardment Group 603rd Squadron
1945 26 Missions
Moy's Boys
Proud To Have Served
398th Bombardment Group 603 Sqd image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
11. 398th Bombardment Group 603 Sqd
Wismer's Crew
MIA   POW    21 Nov 44
398th Bombardment Group 603rd Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
12. 398th Bombardment Group 603rd Squadron
1944-1945
POWs
398th Bombardment Group 603rd Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
13. 398th Bombardment Group 603rd Squadron
"The Goosey Lucy"
398th Bombardment Group 602nd Bomb Sqd image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
14. 398th Bombardment Group 602nd Bomb Sqd
Crew of the Bad Penny
32 Missions
398th Bombardment Group 602nd Sqdn image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
15. 398th Bombardment Group 602nd Sqdn
Pop Griffin's Crew
Station 131, Nuthampstead
398th Bombardment Group 602nd Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
16. 398th Bombardment Group 602nd Squadron
Lead Crew
Capt Milton Dunlap Pilot
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By Mike Stroud, 2013
17. 398th Bombardment Group 602nd Squadron
Doerr's Crew
Crashed In English Channel 12-30-44
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
18. Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18. submitted on April 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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