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B-17 from 379th - date: between May 3, 1944 and July 4, 1944.
Lt. Joseph Jennings kept the picture of "my plane" in the Jennings family album
Name of plane is unknown. Also unknown, was Joe the bombardier on this mission, or the navigator?
Target of mission is unknown

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...

People

  • Joseph Jennings

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier; Navigator; Bombardier Instructor
    Joe Jennings served as a bombardier and navigator with the 525th Bomb Squadron of the 379th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Kimbolton, England. While Joe is at Alconbury receiving Radar training, he learns about the crash of April 11 that kills John...

Aircraft

  • 42-37805 'Carol Dawn'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 6/9/43; Gr Island 23/9/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-R] Kimbolton 2/12/43; to 527BG [FO-B]; retUS Bradley 12/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 15/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2018 16:46:03 Lucy May Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added connection to aircraft record, as tail number is visible.

Date Contributor Update
15 March 2018 23:45:00 Jennings Changes to caption
Sources

Joseph W. Jennings Military Papers - 1943-1945

Date Contributor Update
15 March 2018 01:05:46 Jennings Changes to person associations
Sources

Joseph W. Jennings Military Papers - 1943-1945

Date Contributor Update
15 March 2018 00:40:18 Jennings Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations
Sources

Joseph W. Jennings Military Papers - 1943-1945

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