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"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."

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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...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29876

    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:...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 July 2019 16:54:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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