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"A crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses beside the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Polly" at an 8th Air Force base in England, 24 August 1943."

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...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5816 'Polly' aka 'Judy'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 25/2/43; Cheyenne 3/3/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 4/8/43; Dow Fd 19/4/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-Q] Kimbolton 23/4/43; 2 Base Air Depot, Lt Staughton 4/4/44; Returned to the USA Homestead 25/7/44; Tinker 6/8/44; Patterson 27...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 July 2019 11:42:52 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/48252085?terms=42-5816

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