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Captain George T. Sterler and crew at 96th Bomb Group, Snetterton Heath, England. George, Pilot, is front row, left.

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  • George Sterler

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Assigned to 338BS, 96BG, 8AF USAAF. 29 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) from Berlin in B-17 42-102541 8-May-44; A/C rammed by Me109, exploding due to wing tank fire. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 4574 ...

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  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
18 May 2018 11:16:38 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 22 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.

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