Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
Delivered Cheyenne 12/12/44; Hunter 3/1/45; Grenier 3/2/45; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Z/A] Thorpe Abbotts 4/2/45; transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-Z] Horham 5/2/44; battle damaged Holzwickede, Ger 23/3/45 with Cary Savage; mid air coll with 44-8604, but limped back to base & rep; 16m, RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 9/1/46.
Military site : airfield
Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...
Not yet known
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log