The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Killed in Action (KIA) KLD. On Jan 29, 1945 Bielefeld mission: Philiprovitch's plane flew across the path of Lt. George Peretti's plane. The port wing struck in the middle of the fuselage. Philipovitch's plane exploded and the other plane split in half.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Dow Fd 30/9/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-G] Snetterton 13/10/44; during assembly for Kassel 29/1/45 with Alex Phillipovitch, Co-pilot: John Hubbard, Navigator: Statten Gooden, Bombardier: Martin Schmidt, Flight engineer/top...
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...
|Born||25 October 1925|
|Died||North Lopham, Diss, Norfolk IP22, UK||29 January 1945|
|Buried||Saint Louis, MO, USA|
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
|03 April 2015 14:59:50||usxpat||Changes to biography, events, place associations and aircraft associations|
Find A Grave Memorial# 128803988
|27 September 2014 18:27:59||AAM||AAM ingest|
Combat Sup & 96th BG roster book; Snetterton Falcons pg 224-226 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia