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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 27/9/44; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 14/10/44; battle damaged Plauen 23/2/45 with Vernon Olson, crash landed (?continent/Ipswich?)o; Salvaged.

Service

People

  • Luis Coppola

    Military | Captain | Pilot on B-17 | 379th Bomb Group

  • Charles Herbison

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 379th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Merseburg on 11/8/44 in B-17 'Tag-a-Long' #4231663

  • John Lohr

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 379th Bomb Group
    In 1944 John F. Lohr was assigned to the 8th Air Force's 379th Bomb Group,526th squadron in the European Theater and Participated in the Battle of the Ardennes as a radio operator/gunner on a B-17 based in Kimbolton England.

  • Reuben Moore

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 526BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 34 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Places

  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2018 14:56:06 domino47 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Fred T. White's combat missions log.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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