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L-R: Stoffer, Kiser, Cooper, Bill Davidson, Robert Schuh?, David Flores.



  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...


  • William Davidson

    Military | Sergeant | ball Turret Gunner
    Details of crash at base 12/24/44 in Leonard Streifeld's book and 398th web site Air medal

  • David Flores

    Military | Navigator
    Died 24 December 1944. Accident details in Hell from Heaven: Memoirs of a WW II B-17 Bombardier written by Leonard Streifeld He is buried at the American Cemetery in Madingley Cambridgeshire Air Medal

  • Kenneth Kiser

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner
    was on a plane that crashed upon takeoff on 12/24/44 as detailed in book by Leonard Streitfeld

  • Robert Schuh

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier; Togglier; Waist Gunner; Tail Gunner
    Bob Schuh served as a tail gunner with the 398th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Nuthampstead, England. Every one of the guys in his crew completed their 35 missions without a scratch. ...

  • Louis Stoffer

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer; Gunner
    on plane that crashed upon takeoff 12/24/44 in which 2 crewmembers died. Details in Leonard Streitfeld's book Hell from Heaven


Date Contributor Update
17 October 2018 11:42:04 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

398th Bomb Group Collection via Nuthampstead Airfield Museum. Museum object reference number: NAM040-20