Monthly Archives: May 2018

I’ll Be Around to be Featured on Travel Channel

Shown: the 390th Memorial Museum’s B-17 I’ll Be Around will be featured on a popular Travel Channel TV series. TUNE IN TO MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM The B-17G I’ll Be [...]

Who Calibrated the Norden Bombsight?

Shown: Due to the excellence of these 390th Bomb Group Bomb sight technicians, not once in 301 missions was a failure of 390th bombing equipment registered. For every WWII heavy [...]

The Psychosocial Complexity of the Norden Bombsight

Shown above: 390th Bombardment Group (H) dropping bombs on industrial facilities in Derben, Germany. The complex Norden Bombsight was an analog computer used by bomber crews during World War II [...]

The Docent of the Quarter is Announced!

The Docent of this Quarter is Gail Thompson! Since starting at the 390th in 2013, Gail has been a grounding element to the Saturday crew. With no staff on the [...]

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