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JW Roundhill and his crew on 28 March 1944



  • 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...

  • 526th Bomb Squadron


  • Joseph Roundhill

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner, Togglier
    JW was born in Seattle, August 1, 1923, of English parents. In 1933, during the world wide depression, his Mother decided to take JW and his two siblings to England and the comfort of her family until normalcy returned. ...

  • William Whitt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Zudausques, France mission (rocket site) B-17 42-30237 'Stump Jumper' Captain Walter Smith's crew.


Date Contributor Update
09 January 2017 16:52:10 Lucy May Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations

Shared with the American Air Museum by JW Roundhill.