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Snetterton

Military site : non-airfield

Detailed history

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Service

People

  • George Bachman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | B17 Engineer | 96th Bomb Group
    Parents: George and Pauline (Matthias) Bachman they were married in March 1911 ...

  • Murray Bader

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-39816. Plane crashed into Bay of Biscay. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • James Brady

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-39816. Plane crashed into Bay of Biscay. KIA. Still Listed as Missing In Action (MIA)-Unrecoverable.

  • Howard Brown

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Oct 1944. March 19, 1945, Glen Wallace wrote in his diary, "What a screwed-up mission! Briefed to hit Rhuland, but didn't. Made a run over it and caught pretty accurate flak. Then we made a run on a secondary and caught more. We also we

  • Francis Driscoll

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-39816. Plane crashed into Bay of Biscay. KIA. Still Listed as Missing In Action (MIA)-Unrecoverable.

  • Walter Gookin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-39816. Plane crashed into Bay of Biscay. KIA. Still Listed as Missing In Action (MIA)-Unrecoverable.

  • Raymond Heilmann

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-39816. Plane crashed into Bay of Biscay. KIA. Still Listed as Missing In Action (MIA)-Unrecoverable.

  • James Hentges

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
    F/O James (Jim) N. Hentges (USAAF) WWII Veteran and POW. ...

  • James MacConnell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 May 1944 in B-17 #42-31152. Prisoner of War (POW). Member of the Eugene W. Dingledine crew. Made Prisoner of War. See entry for Eugene W. Dingledine at http://www.evasioncomete.org/fdingleew.html POW

  • Olen McCormick

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-39816. Plane crashed into Bay of Biscay. KIA. Still Listed as Missing In Action (MIA)-Unrecoverable.

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Aircraft

  • 42-102735 I'll Be Around

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered MacDill 31/3/44; Bismark 5/4/44; MacDill 10/4/44; 4050 BU Daniel 6/11/44; 325 BU Avon Park 22/11/44; 554 BU Memphis 5/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 12/12/45.

  • 42-107123

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 2 March 1944; Kansas City 7 March 1944; Grenier 21 April 1944. Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25 April 1944 (no operations). Transferred 339BS/96BG [BX- ] Horham 28 April 1944. Missing in Action Brux, Czechoslovakia, 12 May 1944 with Pilot...

  • 42-107203

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 3/4/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-Z] Nuthampstead 5/5/44; repaired Missing in Action 21/11/44 with Lt Landrun but ret 24/11/44; declared WW 23/12/44 and became group’s weather ship; landing gear collapsed...

  • 42-29529 NORA 2

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 31/12/42; Salina 10/1/43; Morrison 5/3/43; Brookley 8/3/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG Thurleigh 24/3/43; transferred 422BS/305BG [JJ-L] Chelveston 10/43; then to 545BS/384BG [JD-U] Grafton Underwood 6/11/43; returning from Bremen 13/12/43...

  • 42-29734

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/2/43; Walker 23/2/43; Smoky Hill 28/3/43; Presque 8/4/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 22/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Missing in Action Emden 21/5/43 with Capt Gil Stephenson, Co-pilot: Don Aulenbach, Navigator: Gene McGowen,...

  • 42-29756 Big Chief II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/43; Walker 26/2/43; Salina 10/3/43; Mitchell 8/4/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ- ] Grafton Underwood 20/4/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Bill McKell, Co-pilot: Chas Sweeney, Navigator: Stewart Bachtelle, Bombardier: Alf...

  • 42-29761 Martha II, Lucky Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/2/43; Walker 27/2/43; Salina 10/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 17/4/43 RUTH L II (re-named LUCKY LADY); transferred 533BS/381BG [VP-W] Ridgewell 14/7/43; Missing in Action 28m Brunswick 30/1/44 with...

  • 42-29975 Rum Boogie III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/43; Smoky Hill 3/4/43; Memphis 12/4/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 21/4/43 RUM BOOGIE 3rd; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 326BS/92BG [JW-F] Alconbury 23/7/43; when war weary...

  • 42-30356 TARFU II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/43; Smoky Hill 2/6/43; Gr Isle 5/6/43; Dow Fd 20/6/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-B] 3/7/43; detailed Oschersleben 28/7/43 with Carrol Bender, Co-pilot: Lewis Feldstein, rest unknown, after jettisoning bombs in The Wash crash...

  • 42-30367 Flak Happy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/43; Gore 1/6/43; Smoky Hill 2/6/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Dow Fd 27/6/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-Y] Snetterton 1/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 8/10/43 with Edmund Bolstad, Co-pilot: Harry Sharpe, Navigator: Jim Montague, Bombardier:...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 September 2014 10:39:25 Emily Changes to latitude, longitude and history
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snetterton

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:18 AAM AAM ingest
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