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Monroe S David

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed ner Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #43-38644 on 5 Dec 44

Service

People

  • James Dickenson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Sept 1944

  • Edgar Eggen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644 on 5 Dec 44

  • Ira Halverson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • James Hentges

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
    F/O James (Jim) N. Hentges (USAAF) WWII Veteran and POW. ...

  • Lester Holmgren

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • James March

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • Francis McCormick

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • Eugene Mench

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed on 5 Dec 44 near Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • Jack Spadafino

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-97939

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 10/4/44; Cheyenne 1/5/44; Kearney 26/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-B] Snetterton 7/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 11/7/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap...

  • 42-97971

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 19/4/44; Hunter 30/5/44; Grenier 18/6/44; Assigned (H2X) 482BG Alconbury 19/6/44; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ-X] Snetterton 20/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 2/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 8/6/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 43-37647

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/5/44; Hunter 21/5/44; Dow Fd 9/6/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-F] Snetterton 12/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 29/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 2/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

  • 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

  • 720

    21 November 1944

  • 723

    25 November 1944

  • 725

    26 November 1944

  • 736

    4 December 1944

  • 738

    5 December 1944

Associated Place

  • 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

  • Dulag Luft 12

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 5 December 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 August 2019 08:33:58 Emily Changes to firstname, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Brought together information from duplicate record including information added by: User Mwatson72 from their personal knowledge (as a relative of one of David's crew), Missing Air Crew Report 11343, and 96th Bomb Group crew loading lists

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11343 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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