The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-17 #4237985 'The Saint. ' Landed in Sweden. Interned.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 4/11/43; Kearney 13/11/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-V] Snetterton 3/12/43; Co-pilot: Curtis Mosier (Killed in Action) Regensburg 25/2/44; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Oscar Williamson, Co-pilot: Bill Juergens, Navigator: Sam...
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...
|Interned (INT)||Poland||9 April 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:24:54||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3650 / MACR 3650; Snetterton Heath pg 90 & 130 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database