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339th Bomb Squadron

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  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Snetterton Heath

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People

  • Philip Aaronson

    Military | Corporal | 96th Bomb Group

  • Raymond Ackerman

    Military | Captain | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Aug 1944

  • Everett Adams

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Feb 1945

  • Glen Adams

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 96th Bomb Group
    assigned May 1944

  • Peter Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 #42-37910. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Jesse Adcock

    Military | Chief Master Sergeant | B-17 Toglier in WWII; Aircraft Maintenance until 1967 retirement | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Dec 1944. Flew 55+ missions in B-17 as togglier. Adcock grew up on a farm in Ellisville, Mississippi, USA. He was career Air Force, retiring in 1967 as a Chief Master Sergeant (CMSAF). Born 3/8/1924 Died 3/16/2017

  • Leonard Addeesio

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 96th Bomb Group
    Paper Doll' downed by enemy fighters 28, July 1943 and crashed in the North Sea.

  • Joseph Addison

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned July 1944.

  • Benjamin Aishe

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 96th Bomb Group

  • Bernard Albers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 96th Bomb Group
    assigned May 1944

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Aircraft

  • 42-102444 Wildfire

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/3/44; Gr Island 30/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-S] Snetterton 7/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with Leo Green, Co-pilot: Simon Nesbitt, Navigator: Jim Hesketh, Bombardier: Dan Benia, Flight engineer/top...

  • 42-102482

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-A] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with Harry Eye, Co-pilot: Leland Baker, Ball turret gunner: Bill Latta[died of wounds in hospital] (3 Killed in...

  • 42-102502 Chatterbox

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 100BG Thorpe Abbotts 7/4/44; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ-G] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Politz 25/8/44 with Chas Jennings, Co-pilot: Styrlin Scogin, Navigator: Delmar...

  • 42-102552 Horn's Hornets

    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...

  • 42-102571

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/44; Gr Island 1/4/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-U] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Bob Laurie, Co-pilot: Leo Rangers, Bombardier: Bob Little, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Whitman,...

  • 42-102586 Little Joe

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Hunter 14/4/44; Dow Fd 26/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-Z] Snetterton 1/5/44; Salvaged 31/5/45. LITTLE JOE. ...

  • 42-102603

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 8/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-B] Snetterton 1/5/44; damaged by enemy aircraft at Poltava 21/6/44; Sal; malfunction at Prestwick, Scot, with Harry Faber 12/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 11/7/45;...

  • 42-102612

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 11/4/44; Grenier 18/5/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-U] Snetterton 21/5/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 20/6/44 with Dick DeBrandes, Co-pilot: Glen Harrison, Navigator: Bill Northington, Bombardier: Joe Armstrong, Radio...

  • 42-102641

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/3/44; Hunter 7/4/44; Dow Fd 20/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-K] Snetterton 22/4/44; destroyed by enemy aircraft at Poltava with Lee Seeman 21/6/44; Salvaged 1/7/44.

  • 42-102653

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/44; Kearney 14/4/44; Grenier 27/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-A] Snetterton 1/5/44; destroyed by enemy aircraft at Poltava with Tom Barton 21/6/44; Salvaged 1/7/44.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2020 09:37:17 JohnnyMac Changes to description
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Mistake

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2020 09:28:10 JohnnyMac Changes to nicknames and description
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Dave Osborne's B-17 Fortress Master Log

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 22:30:20 EMBLEMHUNTER Changes to media associations
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my photo

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:14:13 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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