Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
8th Air Force
Last Crew Of
Lt David W Thompson P
Lt Waldron L Snyder * CP
Lt Robert L Warner B
Lt James A Ivain N
Capt Miles R League CMDP
TSgt Henry A Clauser E
TSgt Evert A Ollie RO
TSgt Thomas McDermott * BG
SSgt John D Glucs WG
SSgt Royce Magee TG
MSgt Herbert F Hastings # CC
Shot Down 25 Feb 1944 *KIA #Not On Board
Location. 32° 6.909′ N, 81° 14.232′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Bourne Avenue. Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102, (US 80 east), at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler GA 31322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Beloved Brothers (here, next to this marker); In Memory Of...Best Of Friends (here, next to this marker); Blitzing Betsy 447th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 305th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Base Air Depot No. 2 Station 582 USAAF (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Colonel James A. Verinis (a few steps from this marker); Lazy Daisy (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Also see . . . 93rd Bomb Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. ...in Oct 1943, and until Apr 1945 the 93rd concentrated on bombardment of strategic targets such as marshalling yards, aircraft factories, oil refineries, chemical plants, and cities in Germany. (Submitted on July 27, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
At Furth, Germany on the 25th, Feb. 44, The combined efforts of the Eighth Air Force B-17 and B-24 groups managed to severely cripple the German aircraft industry, cutting actual production to less than half of that planned for March.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.