The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
News article clippings (probably from Imlay City Times or Lapeer Press in Michigan), not dated, from a scrapbook kept by the Stryker family.
In possession of Andrew Stryker
Military | Sergeant | Airplane & Engine Mechanic
Henry "Hank" Stryker, born 26 Aug 1917 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, was the son of immigrants from the Netherlands. He enlisted in Detroit, Michigan on 15 Jan 1942 and was an airplane and engine mechanic for B-17s. He attended AAF aeronautics school, the...
Military site : non-airfield
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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Enlisted Record & Report of Separation Honorable Discharge; Snetterton Falcons II: the 96th Bomb Group in World War II by Robert E Doherty & Geoffrey D Ward, Second Edition with Errata and Supplemental Information, Taylor Publishing Company 1996; Stryker family scrapbook; www.rumboogiecrew.com (operated by Vicki Ekmark - firstname.lastname@example.org)