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2LT William C. Jaeger
Navigtor - John Connell Crew
379th BG
KIA

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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...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Jaeger

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Leeuwarden in B-17 #4237903

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
10 September 2016 18:27:34 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=56300139&PIpi=1174...

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