The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down 7 May 1944 in B-17 #42-3324 'Rikki Tikki Tavi', Prisoner of War (POW).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 8/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned (F-9 photo-recon) 339BS/96BG [QJ-H] Andrews Fd 5/6/43 GEORGIA PEACH; Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Berlin 7/5/44 with Neil Behrens, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Carroll Taylor (2 Prisoner...
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...
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||7 May 1944|
|02 June 2021 19:40:06||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:05:14||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4565 / MACR 4565; Snetterton Falcons, pg 145 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database