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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."

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

People

  • 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.

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