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Richard Pitt Jr Diary
Mission one and two include Aaberg

Connections

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 near the close of 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces connected with a...

  • 711th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Clarence Aaberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Clarence Aaberg was Killed on Mission (KOM) on 25 Feb 1944 while flying as the pilot of B-17G-15-DL 42-37855 "Rosemary III" flown by 2nd Lt Clarence A Aaberg, on his third mission, and his crew of 711st BS, lost #3 engine went out 10 minutes after...

  • Richard Pitt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    Bailed out before B-17G #42-37855 'Mr Terrific' crashed N of Tonbridge, Kent upon returning from the target of Regensburg, GR on 25 Feb 1944. RTD.

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Date Contributor Update
29 April 2017 03:01:48 Vanessa Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
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