Coming in with a Frozen Ass!


Pilot Owen ‘Cowboy’ Roane famously returned to Thorpe Abbotts after a mission allegedly declaring over the radio transmission of his B-17 that he was, ‘coming in with a frozen ass’. While the medical crews gathered for his landing, Roane emerged from his aircraft with a donkey. Known as Moe, the donkey became a mascot for the ‘Bloody Hundredth’ while living on base.

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100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum

Common Road
Dickleburgh
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Norfolk
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