Delivered Cheyenne 3/3/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 7/4/44; damaged over Kiel 22/5/44 with O’Brien, rest unknown (8 Returned to Duty); Co-pilot: Harold Buck, Radio Operator: Foster Carlson (2KIA- in crash); crash landed Laurel Farm, Catfield, near RAF Ludham, Norfolk, UK,; Salvaged 24/5/44.
The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...
Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 388th Bomb Group
Killed in Action (KIA)
Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 388th Bomb Group
Killed in Action (KIA) 22 May 1944
Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
Military site : airfield
Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...
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