Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 1/5/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-N] Snetterton 2/4/44; on training mission 23/4/44, with John Brotbeck, Co-pilot: Chas Irving, Navigator: Ed Montgomery, Bombardier: Owen Womak, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Zalakar, Radio Operator: Jim Campbell, Radio Operator: Pete Kaminedes, Ball turret gunner: John Borneo, Waist gunner: Paul Nadeay, Waist gunner: Walt Froehlich,Tail gunner: George McGulley (11 Returned to Duty); bellied in on base.Sal 5/5/44.
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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