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Taken from the Co Pilot's window of B17 44-6133 by the plane's Bombardier, 2nd Lt Theodore Chronopolis. The photo was taken on a training flight about a month before they left for England.

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Units

  • 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

  • 44-6133

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 10/5/44; Hunter 19/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-Y] Kimbolton 8/6/44; on return from mission 19/6/44 with Armand Ramcitti, Co-pilot: Bill Hager, Navigator: Don Watson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Cecil Tognazzini...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2019 14:29:06 madmitch56 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Jeanne Cronis-Campbell, daughter of 2nd Lt Theodore "Teddy" Chronopolis. Via Mitch Peeke.

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