Gerald E Dubois


Assigned to 526BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 15 x combat missions. ETD

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


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Units served with

The insignia of the 379th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 526th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19200999 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot


A bomber crew of the 379th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-0003) nicknamed "Ol' Gappy". Printed caption on reverse: '.'70915 AC A crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses in front of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Ol' Gappy" at an 8th Air Force base in England on 12 June 1944.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: TOPPER/ Ol Gappy
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 490th Bomb Group 524th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Barbara Jane
  • Unit: 524th Bomb Squadron 379th Bomb Group



Event Location Date Description


25 May 1922


10 July 2013


Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, CO 15 July 2013 Fort Logan National Cemetery Denver, Denver County, CO