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

The insignia of the 398th Bomb Group.



  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...


  • James Duvall

    Military | Captain | Group Chaplain
    Disc. Chaplain Duvall served in the Air Force for 20 years and was afterwards pastor in Spokane WA and Hamilton MT.

  • William Graeb

    Military | Staff Sergeant | MOS 612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner, Tail Gunner

  • Frank Hunter

    Military | Colonel | Command Pilot
    Commander, 398th Bomb Group from 1 March 1943 to 23 January 1945. Killed in Action at Heerdt in B-17 #44-8224.


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:34:21 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection