The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
B-17G 42-102454 (BX-L) 96th BG/338th BS, late 1944.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Gr Island 24/3/44; Dow Fd 5/4/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-T] Snetterton 6/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 7/10/44 with George Anglen, Co-pilot: Pat Calvarese, Navigator: Carl Friedman, Bombardier: Lou Cerkas, Flight...
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...
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Joseph Denver Collection