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Second Lieutenant Charles L. "Charlie" Brown, 527th Squadron, 379th Bomb Group.



  • 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...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron


  • Charles Brown

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Flew on B-17 'Ye Olde Pub', pilot was Charles Brown. The plane was so damaged that the German pilot Franz Stigler, felt so sorry for the crew and stayed with them and directed them toward England. Years later after the war they met at a 379th BG...


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10 November 2016 19:08:29 WD-C Mustang Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations