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447th Bomb Group

 
 
447th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. 447th Bomb Group Marker


Inscription.

Dedicated to those who served
in the 447th Bomb Group
during World War II
Rattlesden England
November 1943 to May 1945

Squadrons
708
709
710
711
447th Bomb Group

 
Location. 32° 6.904′ N, 81° 14.232′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from 175 Bourne Avenue. Touch for map. Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102, (US 80 east), at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Pooler GA 31322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Colonel James A. Verinis (here, next to this marker); Butler's Bums (here, next to this marker); Blitzing Betsy (here, next to this marker); In Memory Of...Best Of Friends (here, next to this marker); 452nd Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); The Duchess (a few steps from this marker); Our Beloved Brothers (a few steps from this marker); Reinhardt M. King & Crew (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  447th Bomb Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. From Dec 1943 to May 1944, helped to prepare for the invasion of the Continent
447th Bomb Group Marker, indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. 447th Bomb Group Marker, indicated by white arrow
by attacking submarine pens, naval installations, and cities in Germany; ports and missile sites in France; and airfields and marshalling yards in France, Belgium, and Germany. (Submitted on July 9, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
447th Bomb Group 708th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 447th Bomb Group 708th Squadron
Capt Marvin Lubinsky Pilot
447th Bomb Group 709th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. 447th Bomb Group 709th Squadron
The Bigass Bird
20 Missions
447th Bomb Group 709th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 447th Bomb Group 709th Squadron
The Crew of Miss Minookey B-17
447th Bomb Group 709th Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
6. 447th Bomb Group 709th Sq
Wolf Wagon
447th Bomb Group 710th Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
7. 447th Bomb Group 710th Squadron
Little Herbie
447th Bomb Group 711 Squadron image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
8. 447th Bomb Group 711 Squadron
John G Baker Pilot
447th Bomb Group 711th Sq image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
9. 447th Bomb Group 711th Sq
The Eagles Brood
447th Bomb Group Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
10. 447th Bomb Group Banner
447th Bomb Group Marker found at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
11. 447th Bomb Group Marker found at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   8. submitted on July 9, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   9. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   10. submitted on August 7, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   11. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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