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' #42102531
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...
|Born||Baldwin, New York, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||Germany||10 November 1944|
|Died||10 November 1944|
|20 December 2015 00:43:45||fritz.ames||Changes to nickname|
My nickname is Fritz, the same as Fritz Lobenstein, because my father always called me Fritz in honor of his childhood friend who died in WW II. I hope to learn more about Fritz and make more updates to this record.
|27 September 2014 18:10:29||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10358 / MACR 10358; Snetterton Falcons, pg 201, 210 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database