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413th Bomb Squadron



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  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

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Based Snetterton Heath



  • Thomas Abplamalp

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Sep 1944

  • Thomas Abrahamson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 March 1944, B-17G #42-31403 crashed W of Berlin. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Adams

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 December 1943 in B-17 #423261 'Short Stride. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Also in 388th BG/563rd BS POW

  • William Adams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 96th Bomb Group

  • John Adkins

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 96th Bomb Group

  • Benjamin Aguinaldo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Letzlingen Forest on 6/20/44 in B-17 #4297366 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Carlyle Akers

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Sep 1944

  • John Albert

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Langen on 9 Mar 45 in B-17 #4337789. March 9 1945 Frankfurt mission: Harvey Fox's A/C was hit in the target area. Witnesses reported nine chutes before the plane exploded.

  • Eugene Aldridge

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 413BS, 96BG, 8AF USAAF. 23 x combat missions. Crash landed in a field near East Shropham due to the props on two engines running away on form-up for a mission to Frankfurt on 4 Feb 1944 in B-17F #42-30188 'Temptation'. RTD. Failed to Return...

  • Fred Alexander

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #423284 'Guess Who. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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  • 42-102454

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Gr Island 24/3/44; Dow Fd 5/4/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-T] Snetterton 6/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 7/10/44 with George Anglen, Co-pilot: Pat Calvarese, Navigator: Carl Friedman, Bombardier: Lou Cerkas, Flight...


    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 13/3/43; Smoky Hill 26/3/43; Presque Isle 10/4/43; Assigned to the 413th BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON/96TH BGOMBARDMENT GROUP at Grafton Underwood on 17/4/43 WABBIT TWACKS; Andrews Field 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred to the...

  • 42-30066 'Mugwump' aka 'Rum Boogie II'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/4/43; Gore 14/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 16/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-X] Andrews Fd 2/6/43; RUM BOOGIE II; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD-U] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; as war weary F...

  • 42-30188 'Cat’s Sass' 'Temptation'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/5/43; Tinker 25/5/43; Dow Fd 1/6/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-S] Snetterton 12/6/43 KATS SASS II; lost engine on take off for Frankfurt 4/2/44 with Joe Meacham, Co-pilot: Gene Aldridge, Navigator: Rich Murdoch,...

  • 42-30227 'Wabbit Twacks III' 'Boots III'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Smoky Hill 17/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-R] Snetterton 12/6/43 WABBIT TWACKS III; transferred 612BS/401BG [SC-X] Deenethorpe 13/12/43; 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 17/3/44; Returned to the USA Tinker 3/6/44...

  • 42-30372 Shack Rabbit III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/5/43; Gore 25/5/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Dow Fd 27/6/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-P] Snetterton 26/6/43; Missing in Action Duren 10/10/43 with Pilot Robert Z. Grimes; Co-pilot: Arthur C. Pickett; Bombardier: Charles V. Carlson;...

  • 42-30518 Short Stride IV

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Boeing 18/6/43; Gore 29/6/43; Cheyenne 30/6/43; Kearney 14/7/43; Dow Fd 21/7/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-Y] Snetterton 26/7/43; Missing in Action Kiel 4/1/44 with Jim McLean, Co-pilot: Harry Zlotnik, Navigator: John Gray, Bombardier: John...

  • 42-30736 Paper Doll

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/7/43; Geiger 8/8/43; Walla Walla 11/8/43; Redmond 15/8/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-A] Snetterton 13/9/43; battle damaged Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Bob Bolick KIA-by shell in cockpit, Co-pilot: Ed Downs Wounded in Action, Navigator:...

  • 42-30781

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/7/43; Dyersburg 7/8/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-M] Snetterton 1/9/43; Missing in Action Anklam 9/10/43 with Bill Hunt, Co-pilot: Paul Atkins, Navigator: Roy Schott, Bombardier: Dick Villochi, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

  • 42-30847

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/8/43; Dalhart 17/8/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-N] Snetterton 8/9/43; ret from mission 10/2/44 with Bob Dickert, Co-pilot: Bob Scott, Navigator: Ken Stone{Wounded in Action}, Bombardier: Vernon Schraeder, Flight engineer/top turret...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:22:48 rossingtonj Changes to type

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:49 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)