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Remembering Operation Chowhound

On May 1, 1945, forty B17s from the 390th Bomb Group lined up near the runway. As usual, their bomb bays were loaded to capacity. However, unlike any other previous [...]

390th Memorial Museum Accepted into Prestigious Collections Assessment Program

Shown Above: In addition to its public exhibit spaces, the 390th Memorial Museum holds thousands of photos, records, and objects pertaining to the 390th Bombardment Group (H). These files, maintained [...]

2018 Reunion Dates are Announced

Shown in the photograph: Brothers Gil (bombardier, left) and Roland (pilot, right) Kurtz were both assigned to the same air crew. They discussed naming their plane after an older sibling who [...]

From the 390th Memorial Museum Archives: Prison Camp Experiences

by Mariel Watt, Library and Collections Specialist. S/Sgt. John H. McCracken was in serious trouble. He was on his 18th combat mission when his plane was severely damaged by anti-aircraft [...]

Andrée “Dédée” de Jongh and the Comet Line

by Emily Caldwell, 390th Memorial Museum Data and Collections Manager, in honor of Women’s History Month (photo credit, above, Wikipedia) Andrée “Dédée” de Jongh may have been petite, but she [...]

390th Memorial Museum Volunteer of the Quarter is Announced!

The 390th Memorial Museum Volunteer of this Quarter is Bill Powers! Bill has been a volunteer in the Museum’s research department since September of 2014. Bill is a retired NAVY [...]

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