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) : 1st Base Air Depot (1 BAD)

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

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

Revisions

Date
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log