Remembered By James D Brooker, Birmingham NY
The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...
Military site : airfield
Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...
|Enlisted||Hawaii, USA||28 April 1941|
Assigned to coast Artillery, Hawaii
|Transferred to USAAF||1942|
As Second Lieutenant
|Assigned to England||January 1944|
|Prisoner of War||Stalag Luft III||March 1944 – 1945|
|Shot Down||Augsburg, Germany||16 March 1944|
5th Mission over Augsburg, Germany
|Forced Marched||Moosburg, Germany||January 1945|
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