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B-17 42-97176 Photo Courtesy Francis B. Froah Family

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Units

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

Aircraft

  • 42-97176

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/44; Gr Island 15/2/44; Presque Is 4/3/44; Assigned 710BS/447BG Rattlesden 4/3/44; Missing in Action Brussels 20/5/44 with Town Archibald, Co-pilot: Bob Lewis (2 Returned to Duty); Navigator: Duane Kesterke, Bombardier: Chas...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 October 2015 00:09:26 Yorkshireman Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Photo Courtesy Francis B. Froah Family

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