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Edmund H Lutz


Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 30 x missions. ETD

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

In Memoriam

'Lt Col. Edmund H Lutz enlisted USA 21 November 1941 after two years graduated as a multi engine pilot, assigned to the 19th bombardment group, 525 Squadron, the 379th Heavy Bomb Group, 8th air force, Kimbolton, England, B-17 pilot, 30 combat missions ETO March 21-June 1944, a safe return of all the crew'
Remembered by Mrs Edmund H Lutz, Cleveland, OH



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    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 526BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 44 x combat missions. ETD. Awards: DFC, AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Killed in B-29 mid air collision.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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


  • 42-38183 The Lost Angel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 8/1/44; Albuquerque 12/1/44; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-C] Kimbolton 10/2/44; then 524BS [WA-G] ; flak battle damaged, crash landed Magdeburg 28/9/44 with Stan Bailey, Co-pilot: Sumner Alpert, Navigator: Jim Rung, Bombardier: Bill Coles,...

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....


Event Location Date
Born Cleveland, Ohio 12 January 1916

Son of Ferdinand C and Lydia Anna Catherine [Wesolh] Lutz.

Enlisted Fort Hayes, Columbus, OH 21 November 1941
Based Kimbolton 1944 – 1944

Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Euclid, OH 2 May 2008
Buried Arlington National Cemetery 15 May 2008

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County, VA
Sec: 59, Site: 3198


Date Contributor Update
03 October 2019 08:58:59 Al_Skiff Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
03 October 2019 08:58:15 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
18 November 2014 14:25:53 Emily Changes to biography and memoriam

Mrs Edmund H Lutz (wife), via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:09 AAM AAM ingest

379th Bombardment Group (H) Anthology, 1942-45; p. 161. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia