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Leroy V Blair


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



  • 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

    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


  • 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...


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

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