Rodney English Snow Jr

Military
media-39842.jpeg UPL 39842 Rodney Snow George H Lindley Photo Collection

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Object Number - UPL 39842 - Rodney Snow

Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD





Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 Battle Stars).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-727183
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot / Command Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 20946205 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

A B-17 Flying Fortress ( serial number 42-30233) of the 95th Bomb Group in flight during a mission over Munster, B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-6414) nicknamed "Herky Jerky II" (circled) breaks formation due to damage. Printed caption on reverse of print: '26414 AC - Munster, Germany (Oct 10, 1943), disabled Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" in flight. U.S. Air Force Photo. 10-10-43.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Herky Jerky II aka Lover Boy
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

High Point, NC 23 June 1920 Son of Rodney English Sr and Virginia [Henley] Snow.

Enlisted

Charlotte, NC 12 March 1942 Charlotte, North Carolina

Based

Horham 4 June 1943 - 22 December 1944 Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Discharged USAAF

Fort Bragg, NC 9 September 1945 Honourable discharge.

Died

Atlanta, GA 1 August 1983

Buried

Oakwood Cemetery High Point, Guilford County, NC 5 August 1983 Oakwood Cemetery High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina

Rodney English Snow: Gallery (5 items)