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337th Bomb Squadron

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  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    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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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Snetterton Heath

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People

  • Austin Abbott

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 96th Bomb Group
    Completed combat tour. Flew on the Relucant Dragon

  • Arthur Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Flew 35 missions. Participated in Frantic II Missions to Poltava, Russia, see brief in Library Reference Drawer DFC; Air Medal

  • Ervin Adams

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group

  • Walter Adams

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner | 96th Bomb Group

  • William Adams

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

  • Isadore Aiello

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group

  • Oren Albright

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 #4297480. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Elton Aldridge

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-31164 'Lucky Lady. ' Damaged by flak a/c crashed near Bordeaux. Evaded (EVD) Larry Grauderholz said, "Flak took a heavier toll ove the target when our approaching

  • Morris Alfandary

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 96th Bomb Group

  • Robert Alford

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed at Gustausborg on 13 Jan 45 in B-17 #448489 Wing's lead plane, piloted by Capt Merlin "Gary" Miller and carried the 339th's commander Lt. Col. Melvin Buckner as command pilot and miller's old comrad, Warren Berg was ...

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Aircraft

  • 42-102452

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-R] Snetterton 7/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Herb Moore, Co-pilot: Bill Giesse, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Stan Draginis, Radio Operator: Don...

  • 42-102561

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/3/44; Gr Island 2/4/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; slated 385BG, Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-D] Snetterton 22/4/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Chas Irving, Bombardier: John Flanyak, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Zalaker,...

  • 42-102646

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/3/44; Hunter 17/4/44; Grenier 30/4/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-A] Snetterton 3/5/44; Missing in Action Osnabruck 21/11/44 with Henry Sullivan, Co-pilot: John Towle, Navigator: Martin Feifer, Bombardier: Earl Stevens, Flight...

  • 42-29726 'The Dallas Rebel' 'Poisonality'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/43; Walker 23/2/43; Smoky Hill 25/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 20/4/43 THE DALLAS REBEL; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 509BS/351BG [RQ-Q] Polebrook 11/7/43; battle damaged...

  • 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,...

  • 42-29740 'Tondelayo'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-G] Grafton Underwood 14/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-R] force landed Alconbury after sustaining NBD with Don Eastling 19/5/43; Snetterton...

  • 42-30039 'Liberty Belle'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 14/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-Q] in US; transferred 544BS/384BG [SU-H] Grafton Underwood 29/5/43; 2 SAD Lt Staughton 14/8/43; transferred Aphrodite Project 803BS RCM Knettishall 1...

  • 42-30040 Picadilly Commando, Wabbit-Twacks III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 20/5/43; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-B] Grafton Underwood 22/5/43 PICCADILLY COMMANDO; transferred 337BS/96BG [AW-A] Snetterton 6/7/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Bob...

  • 42-30141

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Walla Walla 30/4/43; Smoky Hill 10/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-B] Andrews Fd 1/6/43; Snetterton 12/6/43. ...

  • 42-30355 Dallas Rebel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Dow Fd 1/7/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW- ] Snetterton 4/7/43; Missing in Action Warnemunde 28/7/43 with Bill Nance, Co-pilot: Norville Gorse, Navigator: Joe Hudson, Bombardier: R.H. McGuiness, Flight engineer...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:14:32 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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)

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