"A crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses beside the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Battlin Bobbie" at an 8th Air Force base in England."
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...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 28/2/43; Gore 4/3/43; Souix City 18/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-B] Kimbolton 23/4/43; Missing in Action Nantes 16/9/43 with Elton Hoyt, Co-pilot: Norman Schroeder, Navigator: Bill Cook, Bombardier:...