42-29860 Snoozin Susan

Delivered Cheyenne 27/2/43; Denver 1/3/43; Gore 12/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 509BS/351BG [RQ-W] Polebrook 17/4/43; battle damaged Bordeaux 31/12/43 36m, crash landed Sywell, Notts; 1st Base Air Depot, Burtonwood;

Returned to the USA Rome 21/7/44; Roswell 5/9/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 4/10/45. SNOOZIN' SUSAN.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 351st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 509th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-728350 and 19060455 on enlisting
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 509th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32808934
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: armorer Gunner 612
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 509th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-735206 (12054183 at time of enlistment)
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Places

Aerial photograph of Burtonwood airfield, 10 August 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/622. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Base Air Depot Area (BADA)

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Sywell Aerodrome, Hall Farm, Sywell, Northampton NN6 0BN, UK 31 December 1943

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:24
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log