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"A crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Tenny Belle" at an 8th Air Force base in England on 13 March 1944."

From R-L: Unkn, 2Lt Eugene F Hart, Unkn, 2Lt Earl L Houston, 2Lt Richard C Brooke.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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

  • Richard Brooke

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME

  • Eugene Hart

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 27 x combat missions. Flew in B-17 42-31083 'Tenny Belle' for most of his missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Earl Houston

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. Flew B-17 42-31083 'Tenny Belle' for most of his missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2019 21:57:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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