The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
POW crashed at Gustausborg on 13 Jan 45 in B-17 #448489 Wing's lead plane, piloted by Capt Merlin "Gary" Miller and carried the 339th's commander Lt. Col. Melvin Buckner as command pilot and miller's old comrad, Warren Berg was
Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Gustausborg on 13 Jan 45 in B-17 #448489
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Dallas 26/9/44; Hunter 25/10/44; Grenier 6/11/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-G] Snetterton 11/11/44; Missing in Action Mainz 13/1/45 with Capt Merlin Miller, Co-pilot: Roy Collier, Navigator: Warren Berg, Bombardier: Capt Bob Alford, 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...
|Born||San Antonio, Texas, USA|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||13 January 1945|
|27 September 2014 18:23:41||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11570 / MACR 11570; Snetterton Falcons, pg 149 / MACR 11570; Snetterton Falcons, pg 149, 222, 226 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database