379TH BG LINKS OF INTEREST
Dear 379th Bomb Group Members and Friends:
This page contains links to websites we believe are compatible with the purposes of the 379th Bomb Group WW II Association.
The association was organized to perpetuate the
history of the 379th Bomb Group (H) WW II, to remember
and honor the memory of lost comrades, and to educate
present and future generations.
The 379th Air
Expeditionary Wing (AEW)
Successor to the
379th Bombardment Group in World War II, the proud
heritage of the Triangle K lives on as the 379th AEW
carries the colors as they fight the Global War on
During World War II, the Castle was used by the
Royal Army Medical Corps and was the landmark for 379th
Bomb Group crews returning from combat missions.
The School is the 379th Bomb Group WWII Association UK
St Andrew's Church-Kimbolton
This is the website for St Andrew's Church, Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, UK. It is hosted by Mary Foster. From this site you will learn about Kimbolton's history.
National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records
This is where you obtain Service Records (201 file) located in St. Louis. Note that a fire in 1973 destroyed many records, nearly 80% of them. You'll need their Standard Form 180 and an understanding of the Privacy Act of 1974.
ArmyAirForces.com is a resource for anyone researching operations of the US Army Air Force during World War II. Its original focus was on the B-17, B-24 and B-29 groups, but has expanded to cover all AAF operations. It includes extensive forums for exchanging information and seeking input from the veteran and enthusiast communities.
The Mighty Eighth Air Force
The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum honors the courage, character, and patriotism embodied by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to the present. The Museum celebrates these values for the benefit of future generations.
S/Sgt Fred Acomb
A site dedicated to a 379th Gunner, with lots of photo's, some in color.
Historic Wendover Airfield
The 379th Bomb Group trained at Wendover from December 1942 until February 1943
The American Battle Monuments Commission WWII Memorial includes an on-line World War II Registry of Americans who contributed to the war effort.
Boeing B-29 Restoration
Boeing Wichita is currently restoring a B-29 Super fortress to flight worthy condition. Follow its progress here.
Aero Vintage Books
A good site for keeping up on the latest developments of the surviving B-17 airplanes.
Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In
Classic World War II era aircraft training films and documentaries.
National Museum of the US Air Force
The largest military aviation museum.
National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space
Museum maintains the largest collection of historic air
and spacecraft in the world.