The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down by fighters on a mission to Romilly-sur-Seine airfield, FR on 6 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-38015. Exploded in mid-air and crashed near Pisseleux. KIA.
Eye witness account: The first German gighter scored a dire
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 14/11/43; Syracuse 9/12/43; Presque Is 11/12/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG Snetterton 16/12/43; Missing in Action Evreux 6/1/44 with Jake Kurfzberg, Co-pilot: Bob Miner, Navigator: Bill Frank, Bombardier: Bill Weiner, Flight engineer/top...
|Born||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||France||6 February 1944|
|Died||6 February 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:27:48||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2342 / MACR 2342, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces; Snetterton Heath pg 90 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database