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Lawrence E Adams

Military

Assigned to 527BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Erwin Halvorson crew. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Erwin Halvorson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 527BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD. ...

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-32024 Swamp Fire

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Swamp Fire was the first Heavy Bomber to reach 100 Missions - "Without an Abort" for the 379th BG. ...

Associated Place

  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

Events

Event Location Date
Based Kimbolton July 1944 – October 1944

Assigned to 527BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2019 10:01:58 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://sites.google.com/site/swampfireorg/home/photo-album-crew/-erwin-...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

379th Bombardment Group Anthology pg 128 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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