The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...
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...
The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...
The 41st CBW was a reogranization of the 1st BW, 103rd BW (Provisional).
Military | Sergeant | Aero-engine Technician, Driver | 303rd Bomb Group
Inducted into Army 13 Jun 42 at Clarksburg WVa. Selected for Army Air Corps and trained at Airplane Mechanic School, Curtis Wright, Glendale California as an engine specialist. ...
Military | 303rd Bomb Group
Military | First Lieutenant | Waist Gunner | 303rd Bomb Group
Military | Brigadier General | Commanding Officer
Robert was Commander of 41st CBW composed of 303rd, 384th, and the 379th BG. ...
Military | Colonel | Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
USMA, Commissioned June 1933; Chief of Staff, 41st Combat Bomb Wing from February 1944 to September 1944. ...
Military | First Lieutenant | Administration | 303rd Bomb Group
B-17 Flying Fortress
1st B-17G-40-BO ...
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)