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The 379th BG overseas ogininal crew of Lt Kermit D. Woolridge crew (also see n spelled Wooldridge) . The crew's first missions were flown on 42-5822 (no Nose art name), and the image is a match to an F-25-VE.

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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...

Aircraft

  • 42-5822 Little Maggie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 27/2/43; Cheyenne 4/3/43; Gore Fd 18/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-G] Kimbolton 21/4/43; battle damaged Kassel 28/7/43 with Kermit Wooldridge, Co-pilot: Don Herrin, Navigator: Bill Cook, Bombardier:...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2020 17:08:02 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Richard Lewis (379th BG historian) submission to FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945 ( Flip Marchese Facebook group, Feb, 2020)

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