Military | Technical Sergeant | Togglier | 388th Bomb Group
Crashed near Obergailach on 5 Jan 45 in B -17 'Little Joe, Jr' #42-97112, Returned (RTD).
The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Dorval 12/2/44; Assigned RAF [HB-775]; transferred 561BS/388BG Knettishall 18/3/44; battle damaged Frankfurt 5/1/45 with John Edelman, Herb Drumheller, Jim Edens, Bradley Jewett, Nick Peters, Clarry Gieck (6 Returned to Duty); Dan McBride,...
Military site : airfield
Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...
|Returned (RTD)||Germany||5 January 1945|
|12 April 2020 21:58:23||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:15:34||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11562 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database