The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down by flak and crashed at Paris on 6/22/44 in B-17 #42102552 Prisoner of War (POW). Survived 4 different prison camps, including Buchenwald.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Gr Island 31/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-J] Snetterton 22/4/44; Missing in Action Nucourt, Fr 22/6/44 with Jay Horn, Co-pilot: John Murray, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Henry Morris, Ball turret...
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||Harrison, Arkansas, USA||9 November 1922|
|Died||Harrison, Arkansas||23 December 2009|
|27 June 2020 14:26:40||Blackbird2||Changes to middlename, biography and events|
|04 December 2017 10:33:14||Lucy May||Changes to service number, biography and place associations|
|27 September 2014 18:10:05||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 5917 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database