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Norris J Kent

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) in B-17G #42-37879 'Wrinkled Belly Baby'

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37879 'Wrinkled Belly Baby'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 29/9/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [BG-U] Horham 11/11/43; with W.P. Kelley force landed Attlebridge afb, Suffolk, 11/12/43; two days later the u/c would not extend and force landed at Honington AFB with H.M. Powers, Co...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 21 June 1944
Buried Illinois

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Sup, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces vol 3 pg 661 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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