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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The nose art of B-17 Flying Fortress (WA-Y, serial number 42-3325) nicknamed "Paddy Gremlin" of the 379th Bomb Group. Image via Constant Anzperger.

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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...

Aircraft

  • 42-3325 'Paddy Gremlin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 7/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-Y] Kimbolton 1/6/43; Missing in Action Brunswick 30/1/44 with Ken Davis, Co-pilot: Chas Fowler, Navigator: Paul Clark, Bombardier: Stan Dolgin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alex...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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