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"A crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses beside the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" at an 8th Air Force base in England."

Rear: Will Follmer, Capt 'Bill' Brownlow III, Don Hefkin, Wilma Hawkins, Garland Morgan.

Front L-R: Bob Fernstaedt, Alex Rule, Hal Forrest, Bob Redmon.



  • 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...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron


  • William Brownlow

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME, AF Commendation.

  • Robert Fernstaedt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    25 missions club

  • William Follmer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    25 mission club

  • Harold Forrest

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    25 mission club

  • Wilma Hawkins

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    25 mission club

  • Donald Hefkin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Garland Morgan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    25 mission club

  • Robert Redmon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    25 mission club

  • Alex Rule

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer


Date Contributor Update
23 June 2019 08:35:56 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations