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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 B-17 Flying Fortress of the 379th Bomb Group in flight 16 March 1944. Image via Edmund H Lutz, 379th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Left wing man in flight B-17 525th Squad, 379th Bomb gp, 16 March 1944.'

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Units

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group, 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 Citations, the...

Aircraft

  • 42-107175

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/3/44; Gr Island 23/3/44; Dow Fd 2/4/44; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-Z] Kimbolton 11/4/44; 526BS; on mission to Merseburg 12/5/44 with Ed Burke, Navigator: Leonard Tew (Killed in Action); ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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