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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A flight of B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 379th Bomb Group.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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

  • 44-8425

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 12/9/44; Hunter 16/9/44; Grenier 10/10/44; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 14/10/44; battle damaged Desden 17/4/45 with ?; Salvaged 18/4/45. CONNIE.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2018 17:42:05 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo.

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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