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Glenn J. Rhodes Jr.



  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

  • 414th Bomb Squadron


  • Glenn Rhodes

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down on B-17 41-24342 'Stink Jr' on 7 September 1943, on a mission to Foggia, Italy. The aircraft received a direct flak hit, which tore the wing off. The aircraft exploded, but Rhodes survived the crash and was taken Prisoner of War at Stalag...


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01 November 2019 01:23:36 Rhodes Created entry with collection, unit associations and aircraft associations

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