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



  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

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


  • 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.


  • 42-31576

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/11/43; Gt Falls 25/11/43; Kearney 22/12/43; Romulus 31/12/43; Presque Is 2/1/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-G] Snetterton 16/1/44; Missing in Action Erkner 8/3/44 with Dick Lemanski, Co-pilot: Jim Buttermore, Navigator: Leroy Chappell,...

  • 42-38193

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 11/1/44; Kearney 2/2/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-H] Snetterton 13/3/44; sustained battle damaged and crash landed Honington A/Fd, Sfk. 13/4/44 with Stanley Litowitz and crew 10RTD; with Don Deane in landing accident at Troston AD 1/5...


  • 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...


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

Valerie Lemanski Collection

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2017 17:15:16 WD-C Mustang Changes to unit associations and person associations

Added person association using caption
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Date Contributor Update
06 April 2017 13:00:05 Valerie Lemanski Holley Changes to collection and caption

Valerie Lemanski Holley Collection

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