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"Lt. Dahl and crew of the 379th Bomb Group poses beside the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" at an 8th Air Force base in England, 31 August 1943."



  • 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...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron


  • Constant Anszperger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. 12-Aug-43 on mission to oil refinery in Germany, landed with severe bomb damage in B-17 42-29933. RTD. ETD. Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Arvid Dahl

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 2 tours (47 missions) Schweinfurt August 1943 and 14 October 1943; acting C. O. 524th Sq August - November 1944; Pilot B-17 first (and only) glide bomb mission on Cologne 1943; flew only squadron Group Wing leads...

  • Marshall Fisher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.


Date Contributor Update
19 September 2019 18:25:18 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations