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337th Bomb Squadron



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  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

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Based Snetterton Heath



  • Austin Abbott

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 96th Bomb Group
    Completed combat tour. Flew on the Relucant Dragon

  • Arthur Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Flew 35 missions. Participated in Frantic II Missions to Poltava, Russia, see brief in Library Reference Drawer DFC; Air Medal

  • Ervin Adams

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group

  • Walter Adams

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner | 96th Bomb Group

  • William Adams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 96th Bomb Group

  • Isadore Aiello

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group

  • Oren Albright

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 #42-97480, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Elton Aldridge

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-31164 'Lucky Lady'. Damaged by flak A/C crashed near Bordeaux, Evaded (EVD). Larry Grauderholz said, "Flak took a heavier toll over the target when our approaching ... Incomplete sentence ...

  • Morris Alfandary

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 96th Bomb Group

  • Robert Alford

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
    Wing's lead plane, piloted by Capt Merlin "Gary" Miller and carried the 339th's commander Lt. Col. Melvin Buckner as command pilot. Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Gustausborg on 13 Jan 45 in B-17 44-8489. ...

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  • 42-102452

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-R] Snetterton 7/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Herb Moore, Co-pilot: Bill Giesse, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Stan Draginis, Radio Operator: Don...

  • 42-102480 Boots II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 1/5/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-N] Snetterton 2/4/44; on training mission 23/4/44, with John Brotbeck, Co-pilot: Chas Irving, Navigator: Ed Montgomery, Bombardier: Owen Womak, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-102561

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/3/44; Gr Island 2/4/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; slated 385BG, Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-D] Snetterton 22/4/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Chas Irving, Bombardier: John Flanyak, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Zalaker,...

  • 42-102646

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/3/44; Hunter 17/4/44; Grenier 30/4/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-A] Snetterton 3/5/44; Missing in Action Osnabruck 21/11/44 with Henry Sullivan, Co-pilot: John Towle, Navigator: Martin Feifer, Bombardier: Earl Stevens, Flight...

  • 42-107227 Cabin in the Sky

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 28/3/44; Hunter 13/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-E] Snetterton 1/5/44; destroyed by enemy aircraft at Poltava with Ken Leininger 21/6/44; Salvaged 1/7/44. CABIN IN THE SKY.

  • 42-29726 'The Dallas Rebel' 'Poisonality'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/43; Walker 23/2/43; Smoky Hill 25/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 20/4/43 THE DALLAS REBEL; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 509BS/351BG [RQ-Q] Polebrook 11/7/43; battle damaged...

  • 42-29734

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/2/43; Walker 23/2/43; Smoky Hill 28/3/43; Presque 8/4/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 22/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Missing in Action Emden 21/5/43 with Capt Gil Stephenson, Co-pilot: Don Aulenbach, Navigator: Gene McGowen,...

  • 42-29740 Tondelayo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43 - original group ship with 95th BG; Kearney 12/3/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-R] RAF Alconbury; force landed Alconbury after sustaining NBD with Don Eastling 19/5/43; transferred to 337BS/96BG [AW-G]...

  • 42-29938 - Tarfu - Ole Puss [not confirmed]

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    The B-17F, 42-29938, was deliveredto : Cheyenne 15 Mar 43; Smoky Hill 20 Jun 43; Presque Isle 8 Apr 43; Assigned 337 BS, 96 BG, Grafton Underwood 27 Apr 43; Andrews Field 13 May 43; Snetterton 12 Jun 43; Battle damaged over Emden 26 May 43, with Capt....

  • 42-29941 Tarfu

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/43; Smoky Hill 26/3/43; Dow Fd 12/4/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 18/4/43 TARFU; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 535BS/381BG [MS-R] Ridgewell 15/7/43 TS TARFU; Missing in Action 15m Bremen 8/10/43...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:14:32 rossingtonj Changes to type

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Date Contributor Update
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)