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Harold E Forrest

Military

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People

  • William Brownlow

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME, AF Commendation.

  • Sam Satariano

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group

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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

    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...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

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
Born Athol, Massachusetts

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2019 12:38:15 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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