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B-17G 96th BG, serial 42-102603, coded QJ-B.

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Units

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

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

Aircraft

  • 42-102603

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 8/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-B] Snetterton 1/5/44; damaged by enemy aircraft at Poltava 21/6/44; Sal; malfunction at Prestwick, Scot, with Harry Faber 12/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 11/7/45;...

Locations

  • Snetterton Heath

    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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2017 04:50:14 Dennis7423 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Joseph Denver, 96th BG, personal collection. Compliments of his Grandson, Dennis

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