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SSG Lloyd H. Rodgers. Date and location unknown at this writing. Photograph provided by the family one of his sons.

Connections

Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 350th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Lloyd Rodgers

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    After being crippled by flak after bombing the target at Klein Machnow, Berlin and then being attacked by fighters, B-17G #42-39872 'Rubber Check' made a belly landing N of Halenbeck on 6 Mar 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Aircraft

  • 42-39872

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 24/9/43; Gr Island 24/10/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-A] Thorpe Abbotts 19/11/43; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Frank Granack, Co-pilot: Bob Dunham, Navigator: Murray Geisler, Bombardier: Joe Kawiecki, Flight engineer/top...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 250

    6 March 1944
    The industrial areas of Berlin and Genshagen, Germany are the primary targets for this mission. A combined force of 730 heavy bombers are despatched from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Air Divisions. The despatch from 3rd Air Division bombs Targets of Opportunity in...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2015 18:31:11 MSG_R_Hall Changes to unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

MACR 3030

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2015 18:25:44 MSG_R_Hall Created entry with caption and person associations
Sources

Photo provided by the Rodgers family.

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