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The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.



  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...


  • Frank Grover

    Military | Master Sergeant | Crew Chief

  • Francis Kronebusch

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Mechanic

  • Lester Strohl

    Military | Master Sergeant | Military Occupation Specialty 052, Clerk


  • 42-30222 Lone Wolf

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43; Sioux City 11/5/43; Smoky Hill 12/6/43; Dow Fd 19/6/43; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 10/6/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Alf Kramer, Co-pilot: Arthur Swap, Bombardier: Bob Burnett, Flight engineer/top turret...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:34:06 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection