Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Eighth Air Force
96th Bomb Group 339th Squadron
Snetterton - Heath, England
1943 - 1945
Shot down on their 15 mission 4 Mar 1944
in A/C 42-30412 Mischief Maker II near Waterloo, Belgium
The first Air Force Mission to Berlin
P 1Lt Paul Herring Evaded
CP FO Charles D Beard Jr Evaded
N 2 Lt John Wilson Evaded
B 2Lt William Wood POW
E TSgt George Goetz Evaded
R TSgt Robert E Doherty POW
BT SSgt Walter Rich POW
WG SSgt Luigi Iacoviello POW
WG SSgt Everett Johnson POW
TG SSgt Charles Haywood POW
Location. 32° 6.943′ N, 81° 14.222′ 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, Memorial Gardens. 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. WW II Bombardiers (here, next to this marker); 493rd Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 479th Fighter Group (here, next to this marker); 453rd Bomb Group Lewis Elton Lyle (a few steps from this marker); 379th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); The Resistance (a few steps from this marker); 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Also see . . . 96th Bomb Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. Attacked shipyards, harbors, railroad yards, airdromes, oil refineries, aircraft factories, and other industrial targets in Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Norway, Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia. (Submitted on August 7, 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 August 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.