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Lt. Col. Robert G David. From Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H) https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/41056. Colonel David was Group Operations Commander (as Captain initially) of the 447th Bomb group

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  • 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...

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  • Robert David

    Military | Colonel | Captain-Operations Officer, 447th Bomb Group
    Colonel David was the operations officer for the 447th. After the war he was assigned to military transport command, later serving in the Korean War. He later became Training commander of transport command, Washington D.C. and commander of the 415th...

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  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...

  • Rattlesden Memorial

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  • St Nicholas, Rattlesden

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  • Rattlesden Gliding Club

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Date Contributor Update
21 October 2020 18:28:55 pamccolgan Changes to caption and place associations
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447th Bomb group

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2020 22:50:06 timothymotz Changes to collection
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Timothy Motz, from Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H) https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/41056; identifications from 447bg.com

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2020 19:18:27 timothymotz Changes to caption
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Timothy Motz

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2020 19:05:56 timothymotz Changes to caption and unit associations
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Timothy Motz, from Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H) https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/41056

Date Contributor Update
01 April 2016 06:54:51 JoeTate Created entry with person associations
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