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B-17G 44-6888 (AW-R), 96th BG/337th BS, after crash landing after food drop in Holland, May 11 1945.

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Units

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
18 September 2018 13:22:26 Dennis7423 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Joseph Denver Collection

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