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A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 337th Bomb Squadron, 96th Bomb Group that has crash landed.

Connections

Units

People

  • Joseph Denver

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Chin Turret
    Joseph Denver served as a bombardier with the 337th Bomb Squadron of the 96th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Snetterton Heath, England.

Aircraft

  • 44-6888 Ragged But Right

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 9/12/44; Grenier 29/12/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-R] Snetterton 4/1/45; crash landed on base 11/5/45 after food mission to Holland; salvaged on site. RAGGED BUT RIGHT

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 October 2014 22:23:21 Dennis7423 Changes to person associations
Sources

Personal Records

Date Contributor Update
01 October 2014 22:20:43 Dennis7423 Changes to place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Personal Records

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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