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Erwin A Smith

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  • Russell Hatchett

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    S/Sgt. Russell T. Hatchett “Tom” Ball Turret Gunner ...

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  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
15 August 2019 10:29:35 Emily Changes to firstname
Sources

Spelling of first name corrected with assistance of Martin and Delana Merenda, family of Russell T Hatchett, who served on Smith's crew

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:31 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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