Richard Sharon PohlColonel
HHB, DIVISION ARTY, 101 ABN DIV
Army of the United States
15 December 1925 - 24 June 1968
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The database page for Richard Sharon Pohl
"In memory of
I took this photo of a commemorative stone that marked a bridge over the Perfume River.
Although I did not know him, I would love to get in touch with Colonel Pohl's family or his comrades who placed this memorial stone to send them a photo and tell them more about the stone.
A note from The Virtual WallThree men were killed, and three survived, in the crash of a UH-1D (tail number 66-16477) assigned to HHC 101st Aviation Battalion. The aircraft had just lifted off when it suffered an engine failure at approximately 100 feet. The pilot attempted to autorotate to a safe landing but impacted trees, crashed, and burned.
The six men aboard were
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
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