17 FEB 45 FRANKFURT & GIESSEN. CPT.
Flew 55 missions on B-17 'Fever Beaver', 351st bomb Squadron.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 25/11/43; Kearney 6/12/43; Grenier 19/12/43; Presque Is 3/1/44; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-O] Thorpe Abbotts 9/1/44; 135m, transferred 490BG Eye 29/5/45; Returned to the USA 4185 BU Independence 21/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains,...
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...
|14 October 2018 10:22:01||apollo11||Changes to firstname, biography, place associations and aircraft associations|
Information gathered after visiting the 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum.
|27 September 2014 18:25:32||AAM||AAM ingest|