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Lt. David L. Thomas stands with his mother Lillian Thomas before deploying overseas in early 1944.




  • David Thomas

    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 ...


  • 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
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.