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Arthur W. Vanaman, 379th BG

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Units

  • 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...

People

  • Arthur Vanaman

    Military | Major General | Command Pilot, Combat Observer, A-2 Berlin 1938-41, AWPD-42 Secretary of Air, Ultra-cleared, POW
    Hazebruck, France (marshalling yards) 27 June 1944 mission. 'Big Barn Smell,' had #4 engine on fire, four of the crew bailed out by order of the pilot and the remainder of the crew stayed with the Ship. The flames went out and the ship landed safely in...

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Date Contributor Update
07 January 2015 09:45:38 general ira snapsorter Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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Image courtesy of Astrid van Erp, Fields of Honour database at http://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com/

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