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338th 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

  • Thomas Accardi

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Sept 1944. Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 #448109. POW. POW

  • Ona Acord

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    An ME109 collided with B-17G #42-38001on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ona Acord

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group

  • Jack Adair

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 28 July 1943 in B-17 #4230401. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Arey Adams

    Military | Sergeant | Mechanic | 96th Bomb Group

  • Frederick Adams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Hockenheim on 21 Jan 45 in B-17 'Mammy Yokum' #4338659. Crashed on 21 Jan 45 in B-17 Mannheim mission 'Mammy Yokum' #4338659 Flak over Karlsruhe resulted in a direct hit and put his plane out of commission. Oelker jettisoned bo

  • William Ahearn

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    Collided with another aircraft 27 May 1944 in B-17 #42102515. Killed in Action (KIA). Purple Heart

  • William Aheron

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group

  • Harold All

    Military | Sergeant | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Aug 1944

  • Edward Allelton

    Military | Sergeant | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Aug 1944

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Aircraft

  • 42-102451

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Slated 385BG, Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-T] Snetterton 7/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with George Sturler,Tail gunner: Ed Muszynski (2 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Melvin Baumgartel,...

  • 42-102475

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Snetterton 1/5/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Wilbur Brean, Navigator: Bob Egan, Bombardier: Bob Kleinder, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albt Fancea...

  • 42-102515

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-J] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 27/5/44 with Joe Borkowski, Co-pilot: Walt Hester, Navigator: Bill Ahearn, Bombardier: Theo Ream, Flight engineer...

  • 42-102525

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; Gr Island 21/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 427BS/303BG Molesworth 9/4/44; transferred 338BS/96BG [BX-R] Snetterton 10/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with Chas Birdsey, Co-pilot: Bill Hayes, Navigator: Alf Hauser,...

  • 42-102531

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; MacDill 29/3/44; Bangor 7/4/44; slated 94BG, Assigned 390BG Framlingham 4/4/44; transferred 338BS/96BG [BX-A] Snetterton 5/4/44; Missing in Action Weisbaden 10/11/44 with Art Brodsky, Co-pilot: Art Mortenson, Navigator:...

  • 42-102554

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/3/44; Kearney 30/6/44; Grenier 12/7/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-G] Snetterton 14/7/44; Missing in Action Osnabruck 21/11/44 with Lloyd Worden, Radio Operator: Rudolph Torres, Ball turret gunner: Dave Griesel, Waist gunner: Bill...

  • 42-107022

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 31/1/44; Kearney 3/2/44; Presque Is 17/2/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-F] Snetterton 14/3/44; Missing in Action Munster 5/10/44 with Ken Berve, Co-pilot: Howard Franklyn, Ball turret gunner: Jim Saling, Waist gunner: Bob Robinson (4...

  • 42-107208

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 21/3/44; Kearney 2/4/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-U] Snetterton 25/4/44; detailed Mainz 8/9/44 with Nick Jorgensen, Co-pilot: Dave Tritsch, Navigator: Leo Fleming, Bombardier: Tom Hooper, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...

  • 42-29748

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/2/43; Walker 27/2/43; Salinas 10/3/43; Presque Is 5/4/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Grafton Underwood 27/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Howard Rossman, Co-pilot: Leon Goode,...

  • 42-29761 Martha II

    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...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:14:26 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
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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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