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Leroy V Blair

Military

Oct. 9, 1943 in the 'Stupefier' B-17F 42-29890 in which crewsuccssfully crash landed in a field near the 379th BG

Service

People

  • Andrew Puca

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner / Togglier, Right Waist Gunner | 379th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron
  • 526th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29890 Stupifier, ‘Madame Pisonya'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 4/3/43; Sioux City 20/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Bangor 14/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-E] Kimbolton 22/4/43; then 526BS [LF-J]; battle damaged Anklam 9/10/43 crash landed base near base on return, with Wayne Maresh, Co-pilot: Frank...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

379th Bombardment Group (H) Anthology, 1942-45; p. 157., Losses of the 8th & 9th AF Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p 320 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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