The 339th FTR Grp, 8th A.F.

The 339th FTR Grp, 8th A.F. (HM18EY)

Location: Pooler, GA 31322 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 6.934', W 81° 14.247'

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In Memory Of Our Comrades Killed In
Action And Those From The Group And
Support Units Who Have Followed
Them In The Years Since VE-Day

Commanders: Col John B Henry, Col William C Clark
First Combat Mission: 30 April 1944 - Last Combat Mission: 21 April 1945
Total Combat Missions: 264 - Enemy Aircraft Destroyed: 657
Group Pilots KIA: 61 - Group Pilots MIA/POW 40 - Group Aces: 48


The plaque below is a reproduction of the 339th memorial
standing on the site of the airfield at Fowlmere, Cambs.
England.

(Below)
The 339th FTR Grp, 8th A.F.
From April 1944 Until October 1945

flew off the grass of Manor Farm to join our Allies in victoryover Hitler's forces in Europe. To the American men and womenof this unit the village of Fowlmere gave the hospitality andsupport that made of those trying times a fond memory. Here was our Haven in that war.

This plaque is dedicated to all who
served in the 339th Fighter Group
and its supporting units and to their
tireless providing of the Mustang
sorties launched from here in the
allied cause of freedom. God
bless all who knew those times
and this place.
339 FTR. GRP. ASSN 1985
Station
F 378
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HM NumberHM18EY
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 7:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 477599 N 3553270
Decimal Degrees32.11556667, -81.23745000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 6.934', W 81° 14.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 6' 56.04" N, 81° 14' 14.82" 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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