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Lieutenant Beety and "Lady Moe" a donkey mascot of the 96th Bomb Group outside Nissen hut barracks at Snetterton Heath, 1944. Image via Eugene Blue, 96th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Fall 1944, Beety & "Lady Moe" outside out barracks 338th Bomb Sqdn.'

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Lieutenant Beaty and "Lady Moe" a donkey mascot of the 96th Bomb Group outside Nissen hut barracks at Snetterton Heath, 1944. Image via Eugene Blue, 96th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Fall 1944, Beety & "Lady Moe" outside out barracks 338th Bomb Sqdn.'

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

  • William Beety

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned Oct 1944

  • Eugene Blue

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned Oct 1944

  • Lady Moe Donkey

    Military | Mascot
    Lady Moe, a Tunisian donkey, was the mascot of the 96th Bombardment Group. ...

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
17 November 2014 14:03:58 Lucy May Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Made Connection based on information in the caption of the photograph.

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2014 16:19:34 Lucy May Changes to person associations
Sources

Association based on information in caption.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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