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486th Bombardment Group (H)

 
 
486th Bombardment Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 486th Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
The 486th flew 191 combat missions
over Nazi held Europe from
May 1944 to July 1945
This memorial is dedicated
to the survivors of the
486th to honor all who served
and the 408 airmen who died
in the cause of freedom.

 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 32° 6.952′ N, 81° 14.252′ 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. Pandora's Box (here, next to this marker); "Hard 17" (here, next to this marker); Crew Of Fritz Blitz (here, next to this marker); Members Of The Rüsselsheim Death March (here, next to this marker); Lt. Alpheus L. Kilmer Crew (here, next to this marker); 55th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); Sittin' Pretty (here, next to this marker); 1st Lt Harlan Leroy Cook (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  486th Bombardment Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. Targets included
486th Bombardment Group (H) 834th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 486th Bombardment Group (H) 834th Squadron
Jim Shaw's
Flak Plow Crew
marshalling yards in Stuttgart, Cologne, and Mainz; airfields in Kassel and Munster; oil refineries and storage plants in Merseburg, Dollbergen, and Hamburg; harbors in Bremen and Kiel; and factories in Mannheim and Weimar. (Submitted on June 28, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
In Memory of Raymond Francis Zuker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. In Memory of Raymond Francis Zuker
Pilot 486th Bomb Group
486th Bombardment Group (H) 834 Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 486th Bombardment Group (H) 834 Sq
1Lt Arthur J Sauler           KIA
2Lt Dale R Thompson     POW
Tsgt George E Coronis   POW
Sgt David E Willey            POW
486th Bombardment Group (H) Marker indicated by white arrow at far right image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 486th Bombardment Group (H) Marker indicated by white arrow at far right
One of the Walls of Heroes in the Memorial Gardens
486th Bombardment Group (H) Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 486th Bombardment Group (H) Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 28, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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