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Mission: 738 (Berlin, Germany)
8th AF, 96th BG (H), 339th BS, 3rd Div, 45th CBW - #138 - Snetterton

MACR 11343 (05/12/44)
#43-38644 “Green Weenie”
B-17G-90-BO
(8/10)

Connections

Units

People

  • Munroe David

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed ner Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644 on 5 Dec 44

  • James Dickenson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • Edgar Eggen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    POW crashed near Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644 on 5 Dec 44

  • Ira Halverson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    POW crashed near parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • James Hentges

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

  • Lester Holmgren

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • James March

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • Francis McCormick

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • Eugene Mench

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    POW crashed on 5 Dec 44 near Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • Jack Spadafino

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

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

Locations

  • Snetterton

    Military site : non-airfield

  • 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...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 August 2019 06:11:31 Mwatson72 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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