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Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Arky - Missy G   Crew

Eighth Air Force

 
 
Arky - Missy G   Crew Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Arky - Missy G   Crew Marker
Inscription.
305th Bomb GP (H)   366th Bomb Sq

Serial #42-29553  (Arky) - (Missy G)
In Memory Of Her Gallant Crew
MIA - Aug 12th, 1943

1st Lt     Wright E Gerke    P  *
2nd Lt   Thomas Read        CP  *
2nd Lt   Joseph S Costa      N  *
2nd Lt   Jack J Little         B  *
S/Sgt     Harry L Fullerton  E  
S/Sgt     James L Chalker    R  
S/Sgt     Joseph J Hall        BTG  *
S/Sgt     Joe W Rowlison     LW  *
S/Sgt     Herbert A Kalwa    RW  *
S/Sgt   Edward F Keesling    TG  *
              * (KIA)
 
Location. 32° 6.959′ N, 81° 14.255′ 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. The Weixler's (here, next to this marker); Lt. J E Bass Pilot and Crew (here, next to this marker); Tribute to Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin (here, next to this marker); Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF (here, next
Arky - Missy G   Crew Marker, indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Arky - Missy G   Crew Marker, indicated by white arrow
to this marker); A Crew Of Sky Queen (here, next to this marker); Stanley's Stalwarts (here, next to this marker); "Nye's Annihilators" (here, next to this marker); 93rd BG   482nd BG (P)  389th BG (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
Also see . . .  305th Bombardment Group - Eighth Air Force Historical Society. Significant objectives included aluminum, magnesium, and nitrate works in Norway, industries in Berlin, oil plants at Merseburg, aircraft factories at Anklam, shipping at Gdynia, and ball-bearing works at Schweinfurt. (Submitted on August 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
305 BG Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. 305 BG Banner
Arky - Missy G   Crew Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. Arky - Missy G   Crew Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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