B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 7/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Westover 3/5/43; Wendover 16/5/43; Kearney 23/5/43; Dow Fd 22/5/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-F] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 17/8/43 with Don Oakes, Co-pilot: Joe Harper, Navigator:...
Military site : airfield
Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...
|Born||Alblon, Michigan, USA|
|Interned (INT)||Germany||17 August 1943|
|14 October 2018 09:40:55||apollo11||Changes to place associations|
Information gathered after visiting the 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum.
|27 September 2014 18:20:36||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 683 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database