Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier, Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Landsberg on 9 Apr 45 in B-17 #448504
Delivered Lincoln 12/12/44; Grenier 20/12/44; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 24/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; Sth Plains 4/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 23/11/45.
Military site : airfield
Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...
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|27 September 2014 18:41:54||AAM||AAM ingest|
Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log