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Thomas F Eastman

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  • Richard Conant

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Mechanic Gunner 748 - Waist Gunner | 447th Bomb Group

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  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

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    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

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  • 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...

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Timothy Motz

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19 January 2017 02:26:59 Gus Changes to unit associations and place associations
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Richard H. Conant Collection

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19 January 2017 01:50:27 Gus Changes to media associations
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447th Bomb Group Association

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19 January 2017 01:48:42 Gus Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality and role
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447th Bomb Group Association

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