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POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644



  • Monroe David

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed ner Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #43-38644 on 5 Dec 44

  • James Dickenson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Parchim on 5 Dec 44 in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

  • Edgar Eggen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #43-38644 on 5 Dec 44, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • James Hentges

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
    F/O James (Jim) N. Hentges (USAAF) WWII Veteran and POW. ...

  • Eugene Mench

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    POW crashed on 5 Dec 44 near Parchim in B-17 'Green Weenie' #4338644

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Units served with


  • 43-38644 Green Weenie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/8/44; Hunter 15/9/44; Grenier 22/9/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-A] Snetterton 23/9/44; Missing in Action Berlin 5/12/44 with Munroe David, Co-pilot: Gene Mench, Navigator: Ira Halverson, Bombardier: Jim Hantges, Flight engineer/top...

Associated Place

  • 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...


Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 5 December 1944


Date Contributor Update
08 December 2019 06:51:58 Mwatson72 Changes to media associations

Scrapbook & Documents from
James N Hentges collection

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:48 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11343 / MACR 11343; Snetterton Falcons, pg 218 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database