The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Assigned Oct 1944. KIA at Weisbaden in B-17 'Tangerine II' #42-102531.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; MacDill 29/3/44; Bangor 7/4/44; slated 94BG, Assigned 390BG Framlingham 4/4/44; transferred 338BS/96BG [BX-A] Snetterton 5/4/44; Missing in Action Weisbaden 10/11/44 with Art Brodsky, Co-pilot: Art Mortenson, Navigator:...
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...
|Died||10 November 1944|
|13 January 2021 22:54:18||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:08:19||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10358; Snetterton Falcons, pg 201, 210