The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Delivered Cheyenne 3/9/43; Scott 27/9/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-Q] Snetterton 15/10/43; with no crew named, crash landed RAF Honington 29/1/44; Salvaged 18/4/44. SKYBALL.
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
Completed 11 missions to Ludwigshaven, Brunswick, Wilhelmshaven, Frankfort, Rostock, Poznan, Belgium, French and Polish objectives. Shot down by ME 109s on the mission to Berlin on 8 March 1944 in B-17 #4231576. ...
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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