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"Under secretary of war Robert M Lovett chats with Brig Gen Newton Longfellow and Lt Col Fargo, during their visit to the 390th Bomb Group base in England. 19-May-43."



  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...


  • Donald Fargo

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer
    Commanding Officer 305th Bombardment Group 18-May-1943 to late October 1943.

  • Newton Longfellow

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding General, 8th Air Force Bomber Command
    Formerly command pilot. CG VIII Bomber Command 2 December 1942 to 30 June 1943. Awards: SS, WWII Victory, EAME, CBE (Commander British Empire).


Date Contributor Update
07 April 2018 08:44:29 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations