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Mario Joseph Maurizi Jr.


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. He died in 1989



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


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447 Bomb Group history

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447 Bomb Group History