The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Delivered Tulsa 15/5/44; Kearney 27/5/44; Grenier 7/6/44; Assigned 452BG Deopham Green 10/6/44; transferred 337BS/96BG [AW-S] Snetterton 11/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 2/6/45; Sth Plains 11/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 30/11/45.
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...
|Delivered||Tulsa, Oklahoma||15 May 1944|
|Assigned||Snetterton Heath Airfield, UK||11 June 1944|
|08 March 2019 23:05:16||466thHistorian||Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:41:49||AAM||AAM ingest|
Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log