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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 8/5/44; Hunter 21/5/44; Dow Fd 9/6/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-F] Snetterton 12/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 29/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 2/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 18/12/45. PILGRIM'S PROGRESS.



  • Monroe David

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed ner Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #43-38644 on 5 Dec 44

  • James Hentges

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

  • Allen McMurran

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner B-17 | 96th Bomb Group
    Born Carthage Missouri Jan 2, 1916 Assigned Aug 1944 with Crew #4247 to 339th Bomb Squadron / 96th Bomb Group as ball turret gunner on B-17. Completed 35 missions and returned to the states in Jan 1945. Died Corona, California Feb 14, 2000

  • William Vint

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Dec 1944


  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...


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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:22 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log