The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Crashed at Hugena in B-17 Chatterbox #42-102502, Killed in Action (KIA).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 9/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 100BG Thorpe Abbotts 7/4/44; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ-G] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Politz 25/8/44 with Chas Jennings, Co-pilot: Styrlin Scogin, Navigator: Delmar...
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...
|Born||Jacksonville, Florida||15 November 1910|
|Died||25 August 1944|
|Buried||Gainesville, FL, USA|
|21 December 2020 19:58:17||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|12 April 2017 10:04:40||Lucy May||Changes to events and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:23:01||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8283; Snetterton Falcons, pg 179, 187