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Laverne C Varenhorst

Military

Flew on 'American Beauty, member of Scanlon Crew

Service

People

  • Mario Maurizi Jr.

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 447th Bomb Group
    Lt Maurizi was from Philadelphia, entered the service at age 19 and immediately went into the Army Air Forces. Was stationed at Rattlesden on October 13th, 1944 with the Scanlon Crew. They flew 30 plus missions and finished when the war was complete. ...

  • Thomas Scanlon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 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

Events

Event Location Date
Born Le Mars, IA 51031, USA 26 October 1922

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 January 2021 20:55:56 pamccolgan Changes to media associations
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447 Bomb Group history

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2019 23:32:01 Bvarenhorst Changes to nickname and highest rank
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Grandson

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History Roster as of 01 August 1945

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