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"A crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses beside their Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" 'Miss Behavin'' at an 8th Air Force base in England on 10 August 1944."



  • 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

    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...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6143

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 527BS/379BG Kimbolton 10/6/44; Missing in Action Stralsund 6/10/44 with Emmett Doherty, Bill Harter, Gottfried Binder, Bob Cooke, Marvin Fossett, George Kozemczak, Jack Bishop, Vic...


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20 July 2019 18:31:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations