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Ken Waters autobiographical notes published in 2005 as a collection of memories and details of AAF cadet training and 8th AF service missions during 1944-1945.



  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...


  • Kenneth Waters

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned May 1944 Participated in Operation Aphrodite He retired from Boeing's Helicopter Division as an Engineer.


  • 739

    5 December 1944


  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...


Date Contributor Update
14 March 2017 14:24:18 buck63i Changes to unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations

Details from autobiographical notes of Ken Waters provided to Dave Waters

Date Contributor Update
14 March 2017 12:57:37 buck63i Created entry with caption

Scanned copy of autobiographical notes of Ken Waters as provided to Dave Waters