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Milton S Brislin Jr




  • Earl Ferry

    Military | First Sergeant (1st Grade) | 447th Bomb Group

  • Frank Newman

    Military | Major | Commanding Officer, 708 Squadron | 447th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb 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

Associated Place

  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...

  • Rattlesden Memorial

    Other location

  • St Nicholas, Rattlesden

    Other location

  • Rattlesden Gliding Club

    Other location


Event Location Date
Born Selma, Alabama 5 October 1920


Date Contributor Update
19 October 2020 02:39:52 pamccolgan Changes to role, person associations, unit associations and place associations

447th Bomber Group Pictorial history

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:18 AAM AAM ingest

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