The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
1st Lt. Joseph Denver (Bombardier, 96th BG/337th BS) stands beside the tail of B-17G 44-8370, Snetterton Heath, Spring 1945.
Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Chin Turret
Joseph Denver served as a bombardier with the 337th Bomb Squadron of the 96th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Snetterton Heath, England.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Dallas 23/8/44; Langley 5/9/44; Dow Fd 25/9/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG Snetterton 17/10/44; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 20/12/45.
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