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The 307th Bombardment Group (HV) Association, Inc., The Long Rangers

307th Bomb Group B-24
This web site has been setup to honor all the men of the 307th Bombardment Group (and 307th Bomb Wing from Korea) for their valiant service to their country during World War II from April 1942 to January 1946. The 307th Bomb Group (H) completed 625 Missions in the Pacific Theater, participated in 11 Campaigns and received 2 Distinguished Unit Citations.

307th Bomb Group B-24

The 307th Bomb Group was part of the 13th Air Force and consisted of the 370th, 371st, 372nd, and 424th Squadrons. By 1944 the group became known as the "The Long Rangers" due to their multiple, record-setting distances flown for their combat missions which included Wake, Truk, Yap, Palau, Balikpapan, Borneo (the Ploesti raid of the Pacific war—the unescorted mission against vital oil refineries at Balikpapan, Borneo) and the Phillipines.

Many of the missions were over 17 hour unescorted round-trips over open water with no landmarks. This site has been created to preserve and document the history of the 307th Bomb Group.

Important Updates on the 307th

Check back soon

2020 Reunion

will be in

Colorado Springs, Co

Dates will be announced soon!


Please share your memories! Donate 307th BG pictures, documents, and other items to our archives

Please share your 307th BG stories, documents, and pictures: Your legacy should not be lost or damaged in an attic, or stored in a garage, where it may later be disposed of as trash. Ask your children, your grand-children and even your great grand-children to participate in this effort to preserve your history. Submit 307th Bomb Group documents, pictures and related information. Documents and photos will be returned on request.

Watch the video of the Eight Fallen Airmen that were returned with the unending help of the Bent Prop Project


Recovery of the Arnett Crew Lost 09/01/1944

(Give it time to open.  It's a big file...and worth watching!)

Email the 307th Bomb Group Historian
James McCabe -307th BG Historian
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