Re: Lt Robert Snipp

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Posted by Shari Dalrymple on May 30, 2001 at 16:31:27:

In Reply to: Lt Robert Snipp posted by Larry Mason on May 29, 2001 at 20:24:00:

I have been looking for the family of Robert Snip as well, with the help of Cy Klimesh. My father, S/Sgt Joseph Piszczek, was radio operator on Snip's B-25 "Flying Fanny" and a crewmate of your father, Frank. My father was killed in March 1944 while flying on a B-24 with another pilot and crew.

Cy Klimesh confirms that sometime between July and Nov 1944, Lt. Snip (by then piloting a B-24) was flying a courier run from Owi to Nadzab when the plane disappeared without a trace. He and all his crew were presumed killed.

I can tell you that Lt. Snip was originally from Chicago and that his wife's name is Betsy, but that is as much as I know.

I'm very sorry for the loss of your father. I know you are as proud of him as I am of mine. I would love to hear from you.

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