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2nd Lt Theodore "Teddy" Chronopolis at his station as Bombardier aboard B17 44-6133. The photo was taken during a training flight about a month before they left for England. Teddy had given his pre-set camera to another crewmate to take this photo.



  • 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


  • Theodore Chronopolis

    Military | Captain | Bombardier; Nose Gunner
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Returning from Zudausques mission in B-17 44-6133; Due to extensive Flak damage, A/C collided with 42-97942 and crashed at Allhallows-On-Sea, Kent. Sole survivor from A/C. WIA / RTD. MACR 6984 ...


  • 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 15:16:29 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations and place associations

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20 August 2019 14:56:01 madmitch56 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Jeanne Cronis-Campbell, Teddy's daughter. Via Mitch Peeke.