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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-6915) of the 379th Bomb Group.

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Units

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

Aircraft

  • 44-6915

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 16/17/44; Dow Fd 23/12/44; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-M] Kimbolton 28/1/45; battle damaged 19/3/45 with Jim Poynor, ; force landed Brussels, Bel. Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; Sth Plains 7/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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