The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
B-17G 43-38919 (AW-L), 96th BG/337th BS, 1944.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Lincoln 11/10/44; Grenier 22/10/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-L] Snetterton 1/11/44; transferred 388BG Knettishall 2/11/44; crashed on take off a mile SE of Barningham with Walter Metz 31/5/45, 14 Killed On Duty; Salvaged.
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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