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Ervin J Aholt

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People

  • Charles Bolin

    Military | First Lieutenant | 447th Bomb Group

  • James Hendel

    Military | Captain | Pilot B-17 | 447th Bomb Group

  • Frank Kacinko

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    30 missions over Germany from April to November 1944. Flew with engines shot out and plane on fire. Interviewed in Silent Heroes Among Us AM/ DFC

  • Glenn Kitchin

    Military | 447th Bomb Group

  • Robert Montgomery

    Military | 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

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

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2020 22:49:02 pamccolgan Changes to person associations, unit associations and place associations
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222nd Combat Crew Training School

Date Contributor Update
03 February 2016 20:15:48 Bluejay89 Changes to service number, role and awards
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personal document

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