Silver Chief

Silver Chief (HM1B1J)

Location: Pooler, GA 31322 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 6.954', W 81° 14.246'

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Eighth Air Force

North McKenham???492nd Bomb Group
???England?????????????????????????Crew 715
?????The Ten Little Indians
Lt Irvan Gains??P ?????T/Sgt Archie MacIntyre??RO
Lt Thomas Leggett??CP???S/Sgt Joyce Freeman??G
Lt Walter Wyatt??N?????S/Sgt Charles Egan??G
Lt Charles Heist??B????S/Sgt Hullen Thurston??G
T/Sgt Clyde Hatley??E???S/Sgt Robert Atchinson??G

This plaque is dedicated to the gallant crew members of the 492nd B.G. who fought and died inthe war against Hitler's Nazi Germany. The 492nd B.G. lost more men and planes in a 3 month period than any other 8th AAF Bomb Group. The492nd Bomb Group was disbanded by the 8th AAF onAugust 7 1944 because of high battle losses.
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HM NumberHM1B1J
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 477601 N 3553307
Decimal Degrees32.11590000, -81.23743333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 6.954', W 81° 14.246'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 6' 57.24" N, 81° 14' 14.76" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 175 Bourne Ave, Pooler GA 31322, US
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