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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 (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

  • 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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