Military | First Lieutenant | Lead Navigator | 457th Bomb Group
This is the site of the main memorial to the 457th Bombardment Group (Heavy), on a roadside junction. It is adjacent to the original water tower which served Glatton airfield (Station 130), the home of the 457th.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 27/11/43; Wendover 12/10/43; Presque Is 19/1/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [B] Glatton 23/2/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 12/5/44 with John Akers, Co-pilot: Chas Scott, Navigator: Lloyd Dell, Bombardier: Leo Kruszinski, Flight engineer...
|19 February 2018 19:22:29||Rob in Norwich||Created entry with name, latitude, longitude and history|
Site visited by Rob Edwards January 2018. Photos to follow.