The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down 23 May 1944 in B-17 #4231657 'Wildfire II. ' Plane ditched in Channel. Returned to base. Also shot down on 6/20/44 in B-17 #42102612 near Magdeburg Prisoner of War (POW)
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 11/4/44; Grenier 18/5/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-U] Snetterton 21/5/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 20/6/44 with Dick DeBrandes, Co-pilot: Glen Harrison, Navigator: Bill Northington, Bombardier: Joe Armstrong, Radio...
|Born||Saranac Lake, New York, USA|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||20 June 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:17:59||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5897 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Roll of Honor; MACR 5897; Snetterton Falcons, pg 149