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"Miss Anoxia" A/C# 43-38716



  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb 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...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38716

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 8/9/44; Dow Fd 25/9/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 28/9/44; Salvaged 9AF Germany 4/3/46; re-ass AF photos. Dutch-Belgian coast 16/12/47; 10 HBS Oberpfaffenhofen 18/1/48; Recl Comp 9/6/48.


  • 787

    8 January 1945


  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....


Date Contributor Update
07 January 2016 21:28:50 crenshawbm Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

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