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Letters from the parents of
JAMES NICHOLAS HENTGES
marked as “Return to Sender”
after he was taken POW.
(10 JAN 1945)

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 3rd Air Division

    3rd Air Division

    Division
    In December 1944, the 3rd Bomb Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

  • 3rd Bomb Division

    3rd Bomb Division

    Division
    The 3rd Bomb Division was Constituted in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

  • 45th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 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. ...

  • 339th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Hentges

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier
    F/O James (Jim) N. Hentges (USAAF) WWII Veteran and POW. ...

Aircraft

  • 43-38644 Green Weenie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/8/44; Hunter 15/9/44; Grenier 22/9/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-A] Snetterton 23/9/44; Missing in Action Berlin 5/12/44 with Munroe David, Co-pilot: Gene Mench, Navigator: Ira Halverson, Bombardier: Jim Hantges, Flight engineer/top...

Missions

  • 738

    5 December 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 August 2019 05:41:24 Mwatson72 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

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Orange County Register

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