The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Lt. David L. Thomas stands with his mother Lillian Thomas before deploying overseas in early 1944.
Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
KIA near Schieben in B-17 #448704. March 19, 1945, Glen Wallace wrote in his diary, "What a screwed-up mission! Briefed to hit Rhuland, but didn't. Made a run over it and caught pretty accurate flak. Then we made a run on a secondary and caught ...
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...
|07 April 2018 21:36:12||kneelhurst||Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations|
Lt. David L. Thomas was my great uncle and I now own his effects.