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

Dinah-Mite

8th Air Force

 
 
Dinah-Mite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Dinah-Mite Marker
Inscription.
34th Bomb Group   18th Squadron
Dinah-Mite
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 
 15 Missions

 
Location. 32° 6.922′ N, 81° 14.238′ 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. 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 (a few steps from this marker); 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 . . .
Dinah-Mite Marker indicated by white arrow image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Dinah-Mite Marker indicated by white arrow
 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.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Dinah-Mite Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
3. Dinah-Mite Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
 
 
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 338 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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