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Memorabilia of T. Sergeant Asa J. Spengler, at the 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum.



  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...


  • Asa Spengler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    On landing on 26 Jan 1944 the left landing of B-17G #42-3271 'Nine Little Yanks and a Jerk' fled and a/c skidded of the runway. RTD.


  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...


Date Contributor Update
14 October 2018 10:32:33 apollo11 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

My photo, taken 7 October 2018.