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Back side of crew photo, B-17G "Ragged But Right", 96th BG/337th BS, 44-6888, coded AW-R.

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

  • George Bordelon

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner

  • Bruce Bronson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Thomas Crews

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Armorer/Waist Gunner

  • Edward Davies

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radioman/Waist Gunner
    Radioman and Waist Gunner on B-17G "Ragged But Right", 96th BG/337th BS, 1944-1945.

  • 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.

  • E. Charles Hancock

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Robert Jensen

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Assistant Engineer/Ball Turret Gunner

  • Edward LaBroad

    Military | Navigator/Nose Gunner

  • Earl Wright

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Assistant Radio Operator/Tail Gunner

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
09 June 2017 05:41:59 Dennis7423 Changes to person associations
Sources

Joseph Denver Collection, compliments of his Grandson, Dennis

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2017 05:34:34 Dennis7423 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Joseph Denver Collection, compliments of his Grandson, Dennis

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