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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.



  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb 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


  • 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...


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

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