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'Herky Jerky II' leaving formation over Holland, due to battle damage sustained over Munster. Force landed Framlingham 10-10-43. Pilot Lt Rodney E Snow. Radio Operator Harry Van Arsdale WIA.

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Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

People

Aircraft

  • 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 'Lover Boy'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24-Apr-43; Smoky Hill 5-May-43; Kearney 29-May-43; Atlanta 2-Jun-43; Dow Field 16-Jun-43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-X] Framlingham 19-Jun-43 HERKY JERKY II; Horham 15-Jun-43; with force landed Framlingham AF 10-Oct-43 with Pilot R.E....

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 114

    10 October 1943
    This mission was intended to be a massive attack of 307 B-17s on the railroad facilities and waterway (canals) at Munster, Germany. This attack was to be supported by a diversion 39 B-24s. The formation was attacked by hundreds of German fighters which...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:56:44 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
09 December 2015 18:18:13 Al_Skiff Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.95thbg-horham.com/page249.html

Date Contributor Update
09 December 2015 18:15:11 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.95thbg-horham.com/page249.html

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