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Picadilly Lilly, 448435

Connections

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...

People

  • Billy Hulsey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | B17 Navigator
    My grandfather told tale of being a young man, a slurried night out with his buddies and the pact among them- to go enlist and end WWII! With crazy notions of all being together forever, he was the only one that held his word. But that is the kind of...

Aircraft

  • 44-8435 Picadilly Lilly

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 17/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-N] Kimbolton 16/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 24/6/45; Sth Plains 28/6/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 14/12/45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 July 2015 06:52:26 Figmnt Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~josephkennedy/rev1_boei...

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