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Frederick J Sutterlin

Military

Was sent to the 100th BG in Feb. 1945 to replace the Group Cmdr, served until end of war.

Service

People

  • Arthur Agan

    Military | Lieutenant General
    Chief, Tactical Operations, 8th Air Force, February 1942 to January 1944.

  • Edward Feldman

    Military | Sergeant
    Served in the staff of the Office of the Assistant G-3, 8th Air Force Headquarters.

  • John Gerhart

    Military | Colonel | Wing Commander/Group Commander/Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF in 1965 as a 4-star General ...

  • Woodrow Green

    Military | Sergeant
    Served in the staff of the Office of the Assistant G-3, 8th Air Force Headquarters.

  • John Hardy

    Military | Major | Chief of Operations
    In July 1942 General Hardy moved to England with the Eighth Air Force and served as chief of operations during 1943. For his work during this period of massive airpower buildup in England, General Hardy received the Distinguished Service Medal. With...

  • Leon Johnson

    Military | Brigadier General | Pilot; Commanding Officer | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Superior leadership during the Ploesti raid 1 August 1943 in B-24 #41-23817 'Suzy Q. ' ...

  • Douglas McCoy

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Served in the staff of the Office of the Assistant G-3, 8th Air Force Headquarters.

  • Thomas Murphy

    Military | Sergeant
    Served in the staff of the Office of the Assistant G-3, 8th Air Force Headquarters.

  • Eugene Snavely

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    8th Air Force, G-3 Staff, September 1942 ...

  • Kermit Stevens

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer; Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Stationed in Savannah when 8th AF formed; Commanding Officer 303rd BG from 19-Jul-43 to 1-Sep-44; led first daylight bombing mission over Norway SS/ DFC w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • Headquarters (100th Bomb Group)

    Headquarters (100th Bomb Group)

    Headquarters
    https://100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=38&Itemid=421

Associated Place

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Kentucky 24 September 1911
Died 1 August 1993
Buried Frankfort, Kentucky

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 August 2020 00:36:16 jmoore43 Changes to highest rank
Sources

Updated the highest rank per page 322 in the book “A Wing and A Prayer” by Harry H. Crosby.

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2020 15:49:53 Emily Changes to role, unit associations and place associations
Sources

100th Bomb Group Unit History at Bangor Public Library

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2017 02:28:29 bombercommand Changes to middlename, service number, person associations and unit associations
Sources

UPL 29024

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

David Holmes, friend; daughter / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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