The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
KIA 29 January 1945, when two B17s collided over the village of North Lopham.
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 August 1921|
|Died||North Lopham, Diss, Norfolk IP22, UK||29 January 1945|
|Buried||Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA|
Gettysburg National Cemetery
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Find A Grave Memorial# 46651686
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Combat Sup; Snetterton Falcons, pg 224-226 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia