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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Denver 10/4/44; Cheyenne 1/5/44; Kearney 26/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-B] Snetterton 7/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 11/7/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 19/12/45.



  • Monroe David

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed ner Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #43-38644 on 5 Dec 44

  • James Hentges

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
    F/O James (Jim) N. Hentges (USAAF) WWII Veteran and POW. ...

  • Allen McMurran

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner B-17 | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Aug 1944


  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...


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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:17 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log