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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

An airman of the 379th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress (WA-Y, serial number 42-3325) nicknamed "Paddy Gremlin". Image via Constant Anzperger. Written on slide casing: 'crewman? Paddy Gremlin.'



  • 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...


  • 42-3325 'Paddy Gremlin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 7/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-Y] Kimbolton 1/6/43; Missing in Action Brunswick 30/1/44 with Ken Davis, Co-pilot: Chas Fowler, Navigator: Paul Clark, Bombardier: Stan Dolgin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alex...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:17 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection