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Memorabilia of Master Sergeant Robert Spangler, at the 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum.

Connections

Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 351st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Spangler

    Military | Master Sergeant | Line Chief
    Line maintenance on B-17s from June 1943 to June 1945.

Locations

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 October 2018 14:46:47 apollo11 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

My photo, taken 7 October 2018.

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