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Frank M Newman

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People

  • Milton Brislin

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Group Headquarters-Supply Officer 708 Squadron | 447th Bomb Group

  • Earl Ferry

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

  • Hunter Harris

    Military | General | Bomber Commander, 447th Bomber Group | 447th Bomb Group
    From Wikipedia: ...

  • Harald Lund

    Military | Major | Executive Officer, 708 Squadron | 447th Bomb Group
    Major Lund was a 20+ year member of the Army Air Corps, and than later the United States Air Force. His primary duty for the 447th was as Executive officer of the 708 Squadron, and in this role participated in many missions. He also served with the...

  • Louis Thorup

    Military | Colonel | Group Air Executive Officer, Pilot, Squadron Commander, Group Commander | 447th Bomb Group
    First Squadron Commanding Officer for the 333rd BS of 94th BG from 19 November to June 1943. ...

  • William Wrigglesworth

    Military | Colonel | 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

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  • St Nicholas, Rattlesden

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  • Rattlesden Gliding Club

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2020 02:33:34 pamccolgan Changes to role, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

447th Bomber Group Pictorial history

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:08 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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