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42-107052

Connections

Units

  • 4th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 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...

  • 710th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107052 Paper Doll II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 7/2/44; Grenier 3/3/44; Assigned 710BS / 447BG Rattlesden 22/3/44; Missing in Action Leipzig 29/5/44 with Bert Moran, Co-pilot: John Higgs, Navigator: Rudi Jacob, Bombardier: Ray Maguire, Radio Operator: Bill Mitchell (5 Killed in...

Missions

  • 379

    29 May 1944
    Mission #2. The target was an aircraft assembly plant. Flak was exceedingly heavy. We were in the air 7-1/2 hours.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2019 13:29:12 terveurn Changes to mission associations
Sources

from MACR

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2019 13:27:24 terveurn Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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