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Daniel A DelMonte

Military

Crashed while attempting to land at Snetterton Heath on 17 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-97595. RTD.

Service

Units served with

  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • 813th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97595

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 31/12/43; 1SAG Langley 23/1/44; Grenier 5/2/44; Assigned 813BS-482BG [PC-E] Alconbury 19/2/44; t/o 17/3/44 for Snetterton ready to lead mission the following day with Capt Lopez Mantoux, Co-pilot: Emerson Dyer, Navigator: Bill...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    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...

Events

Event Location Date

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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