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STANDING: LEFT TO RIGHT

John M. Flynn – Engineer Anthony R. Demarco – Radio Operator Charles R. Agnatovich – Ball Turret Gunner
Douglas Aldrich - Waist Gunner John W. Lafferty Jr. – Waist Gunner Ralph B. Corning - Tail Gunner

KNEELING

Charles O. Norris – Co-Pilot Raymond H. Buthe – Pilot Marvin L. Brawer – Navigator
Curtis G. Chapman – Bombardier

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 on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Douglas Aldrich

    Military

  • Marvin Brawer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 43-38725. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Raymond Buthe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 #4338725. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Curtis Chapman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 43-38725. Mission: Lumkendorf Oil Refinery, Merseburg, Germany. Prisoner of War (POW) Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany. POW

  • Ralph Corning

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 43-38725. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Flynn

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down the 30th of November 1944 in B-17 #4338725. Prisoner of War (POW). ...

  • John Lafferty

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 43-38725. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Norris

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 #4338725. Killed in Action (KIA).

Missions

  • 720

    21 November 1944

  • 731

    30 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2018 09:49:37 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Added associations.

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2018 04:19:04 Richard412 Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

Denise "Flynn" Frohm - Daughter of John Flynn.

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