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"A crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses in front of a Boeing B-17 "Coral Princess" at an 8th Air Force base in England on 1 June 1944."

Rear L-R: 2Lt Delbert F Milliron, 2Lt Robert L Deveny, 2Lt Rueben C Moore, 2Lt Frederick G Gilliam, T/Sgt Dallas A Hansen.

Front L-R: S/Sgt Frank P Kapla, S/Sgt Joseph Vanella, Sgt Conrad K Nelson, Sgt W L Hays.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 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...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Deveny

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 36 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Frederick Gilliam

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 36 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Dallas Hansen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist gunner
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • W Hays

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. ETD. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (battle star).

  • Frank Kapla

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio operator
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat mission. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Delbert Milliron

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Reuben Moore

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 526BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 34 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Conrad Nelson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret gunner
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 36 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Joseph Vanella

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 42-38192

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/1/44; Gr Island 28/1/44; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-C] Kimbolton 1/3/44; Missing in Action Munich 12/7/44 with Bruce Hutchins, Co-pilot: Bob Webber, no nav, Bombardier: Jim Haile, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George White, Radio...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 July 2019 17:53:46 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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