IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A meteorologist prepares a weather map for the 379th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image: '(GPR-203-3-379) (11-8-44).' Printed caption on reverse: ' 71531AC - A meteorologist prepares a weather map for the 379th Bomb Group based in England 11 August 1944. U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO.'
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...