"A crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses beside the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" at an 8th Air Force base in England."
Lt Col Kermit Wooldridge kneels far left.
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...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
Kermit D. Wooldridge was a high school drop out living in Texas in 1934. He described himself as "incorrigible." Forging his mother's signature, he joined the U.S Army at 16 and served with the 7th Cavalry for several years. On Dec.24, 1942, just...