The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
B-17G 42-102482 from the 339th Squadron of the 96th BG - crash-landed at Fummelse, Germany due to extensive damage from fighter attacks during mission to Berlin/Brunswick - 08 May 1944; from the files of the Wolfenbuttel, Germany newspaper
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-A] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with Harry Eye, Co-pilot: Leland Baker, Ball turret gunner: Bill Latta[died of wounds in hospital] (3 Killed in...
8 May 1944
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