Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
F/O James (Jim) N. Hentges (USAAF) WWII Veteran and POW. ...
POW crashed near parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 30/8/44; Hunter 15/9/44; Grenier 22/9/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-A] Snetterton 23/9/44; Missing in Action Berlin 5/12/44 with Munroe David, Co-pilot: Gene Mench, Navigator: Ira Halverson, Bombardier: Jim Hantges, 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...
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||5 December 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:13:27||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11343 / MACR 11343; Snetterton Falcons, pg 201, 218 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database