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"Miss Anoxia" A/C# 43-38716

Connections

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...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 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.

Missions

  • 787

    8 January 1945

Locations

  • 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....

Revisions

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

photo sourced from family records, a/c #, mission date, a/c name cross referenced to photographer's mission log, a/c mission log (www.8thairforce.com)

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