Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
B-24 Big Banner
8th Air Force
B-24 Big Banner
Crashed Into Zuider Zee 22 Dec 43
FO Kent Miller P KIA
2nd Lt Charles E Taylor CP POW
2nd Lt Frank A Passavant N KIA
2nd Lt Donald E Shaffer B KIA
T/Sgt Edward E Birge TT KIA
T/Sgt James C Childers R KIA
S/Sgt Stanley Pilch Jr BT KIA
S/Sgt John H Larson RW KIA
S/Sgt Gerald D McCord LW KIA
S/Sgt William J Sheehan TG KIA
Location. 32° 6.922′ N, 81° 14.24′ 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. Control Tower (here, next to this marker); Dinah-Mite (here, next to this marker); Col. Paul B. Jackson (here, next to this marker); 36th BS RCM (here, next to this marker); 56th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 20th Fighter Gp Base Air Depot No. 2 Station 582 USAAF (a few steps from this marker); 446th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Regarding B-24 Big Banner. Zuider Zee ,
a shallow bay of the North Sea in the northwest of the Netherlands
Also see . . . 44th Bomb Group - 8th Air Force Historical Society. ...carried out operations against targets in western Europe, concentrating on airfields, oil installations, and marshalling yards. ... (Submitted on July 25, 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 July 25, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 421 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.