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Telegraph addressed to the family of Robert L Sprout which arrived in Iowa 10 days after the crash and 5 days after V Day in Europe. A total blow to everyone in Iowa.



  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 326th Bomb Squadron


  • Robert Sprout

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x missions. Hit trees on Sidown Hill in B-17 44-8436 and crashed. 5-May-45. Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.


Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 10:26:00 Emily Changes to collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

Associated Robert Sprout and amended caption for clarity

Date Contributor Update
23 May 2019 19:28:00 RandySprout Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations

Randy Sprout