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John F Bookout Jr

Military

Assigned Jan 1945

Service

People

  • Bernard Downs

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer and Top Turret Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

  • Jean Elissalde

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

  • Millard Ickes

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    23 missions January - April 1945

  • Llywellyn Jones

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

  • Chester Stephenson

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

  • James Suter

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

  • George Taggs

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-37623

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/5/44; Hunter 18/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-B] Snetterton 1/6/44; en route Schweinfurt 19/7/44 slight coll with 42-30851, with Ralph Colflesh, Co-pilot: Elmer Wenzel, Navigator: Tom Kialy, Bombardier: John...

Missions

  • 811

    29 January 1945

  • 821

    6 February 1945

  • 8AF 830

    14 February 1945

  • 832

    15 February 1945

  • 833

    16 February 1945

  • 835

    19 February 1945
    1,100 Heavies Hit Nazi Rails ...

  • 836

    20 February 1945
    "Continuing their offensive against the Nazi communications, 900 Fortresses of the 8th Air Force, attacking in two giant waves, thundered over Nuremberg yesterday to shower the cities huge railway yards and locomotive repair shops with more than 11,000...

  • 841

    22 February 1945

  • 849

    26 February 1945
    Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description ...

  • 854

    28 February 1945

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Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 March 2017 19:42:06 kspurdy Changes to nickname, service number, highest rank, awards, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Kimberly Purdy

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000; Snetterton Falcons, pg 227

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