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S/Sgt. Russell T. Hatchett's friends in the 447th Bomb Group - Loran B. Heeb (Ben) , Tom, Albert Acuna (Al) and Jack Keller.

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...

People

  • Albert Acuna

    Military

  • Russell Hatchett

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    S/Sgt. Russell T. Hatchett “Tom” Ball Turret Gunner ...

  • Loran Heeb

    Military

  • Jack Keller

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner; Bombardier; Togglier
    26 missions, 2 togglier, 24 tail gunner flew on 'Ol' ScrapIron' AM w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster ' DFC

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2019 09:25:55 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Courtesy of Martin and Delena Merenda, Family of Russell T. Hatchett.

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