The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Lt. David L. Thomas stands on the far right without a cap on his head while stationed at Snetterton Heath.
Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
KIA near Schieben in B-17 #448704. March 19, 1945, Glen Wallace wrote in his diary, "What a screwed-up mission! Briefed to hit Rhuland, but didn't. Made a run over it and caught pretty accurate flak. Then we made a run on a secondary and caught ...
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...
|07 April 2018 21:36:11||kneelhurst||Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations|
Lt. David L. Thomas was my great uncle and I now own his effects.