The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down 13 June 1943 in B-17 #42-29748 'Paradise Lost', Killed in Action (KIA). target was sub pens in Keil, Germany
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 12/2/43; Walker 27/2/43; Salinas 10/3/43; Presque Is 5/4/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Grafton Underwood 27/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Howard Rossman, Co-pilot: Leon Goode,...
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||Lewisto, Maine||10 November 1921|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||Germany||13 June 1943|
|Died||13 June 1943|
|01 April 2020 04:03:26||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:10:42||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 15631 / MACR 15631; Snetterton Falcons, pg 31 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database