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  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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.


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