Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
8th Air Force
2nd Lt George Mehling P
2nd Lt Wendell Huntley CP KIA
2nd Lt Russell Harris B KIA
FO Harrison Britton N
SSgt Steve Niatus E
SSgt Jack Share RO
Sgt Bob Lampey BTG
Sgt Al Dienes WG KIA
Sgt Lou Morgan TG
Ditched North Sea April 5 1945
Location. 32° 6.922′ N, 81° 14.238′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102, (US 80 east), at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler GA 31322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. Paul B. Jackson (here, next to this marker); Control Tower (here, next to this marker); B-24 Big Banner (here, next to this marker); 36th BS RCM (here, next to this marker); 56th Fighter Group 20th Fighter Gp (a few steps from this marker); Base Air Depot No. 2 Station 582 USAAF (a few steps from this marker); 446th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Also see . . . 34th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force Historical Society. ...In Mar 1945, with few industrial targets remaining and with Allied armies advancing across Germany, the 34th turned almost solely to interdicting enemy communications and supporting Allied ground forces. (Submitted on July 26, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.