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1st Lt. John N. BeilStein, 379th Bomb Group, 8th Army Air Force, Bombardier on B-17F "El Diablo"

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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...

People

  • John Beilstein

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 16 September 1943 in B-17 #4229893. Evaded.

Aircraft

  • 42-29893 El Diablo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 22/4/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-Q] Kimbolton 24/4/43; Missing in Action Nantes 16/9/43 with Floyd H. Jamerson - Pilot, and Radio Operator -John F. Paznar both Killed in Action;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2019 20:51:19 Nimitz41 Changes to collection
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Mel Pins official historian for John N. Beilstein

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2019 20:38:46 Nimitz41 Changes to caption
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John N. Beilstein personal collection

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2019 20:37:25 Nimitz41 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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John N. Beilstein personal photo

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