The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
B-17 #4230872 'Ole Puss' collided with another aircraft on 16 December 1943. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). H
PH/Air Medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster/DFC
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 11/8/43; Gr Isle 31/8/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-R] Snetterton 9/9/43; Missing in Action Bremen 16/12/43 with Lew Kerrick, Co-pilot: George Bleyle, Navigator: Lloyd Thompson, Bombardier: Floyd Eakman, Flight engineer/top turret...
|Born||Netcong, New Jersey, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||Hollland||16 December 1943|
|Died||16 December 1943|
|27 September 2014 18:07:40||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1565 / MACR 1565; Snetterton Falcons pg 88 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database