Skip to main content

Crew of B17F "Stupefier". Emery Davenport (radio operator), front row, 3rd from the left.

Connections

Units

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron
  • 526th Bomb Squadron

People

  • David Davenport

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Oct. 9, 1943 in the 'Stupefier' B-17F 42-29890 in which crew successfully crash landed in a field near the 379th BG

Aircraft

  • 42-29890 Stupifier, ‘Madame Pisonya'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 4/3/43; Sioux City 20/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Bangor 14/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-E] Kimbolton 22/4/43; then 526BS [LF-J]; battle damaged Anklam 9/10/43 crash landed base near base on return, with Wayne Maresh, Co-pilot: Frank...

Locations

  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2017 09:24:05 Lucy May Changes to unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Added connections to aircraft and units

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2017 00:19:54 Teknofossil Changes to caption
Sources

Family records

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2017 00:17:28 Teknofossil Changes to caption
Sources

https://2b55c0bf-a-62cb3a1a-s-sites.googlegroups.com/site/379thbgnoseart...

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2017 00:12:32 Teknofossil Created entry
Sources

Uploaded

Share