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Left 1st Lt Richard F. Lemanski Pilot 42-31576
Right 2nd Lt. Stanley Litowitz Pilot 42-38193

Connections

Units

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

People

  • Richard Lemanski

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    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. ...

  • Stanley Litowitz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    13 Apr 1944 The lead ship 42-38193, flown by Lt Litowitz and Lt Col Cotter as co-pilot had received major battle damage and crash-landed at Honington repair base.

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
07 April 2017 17:10:51 Valerie Lemanski Holley Changes to collection, caption, place associations and aircraft associations
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Valerie Lemanski Collection

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2017 17:15:16 WD-C Mustang Changes to unit associations and person associations
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Added person association using caption
Added group association using the uploader's bio: https://www.americanairmuseum.com/user/34545

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2017 13:00:05 Valerie Lemanski Holley Changes to collection and caption
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Valerie Lemanski Holley Collection

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2017 04:13:16 Valerie Lemanski Holley Created entry
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