43-37756 Milk Wagon

media-18279.jpeg UPL 18279 Milk Wagon 43-37756 at Kingman, Arizona. 447BG, 708SQ Harold Kiena

Harold Kiena

Object Number - UPL 18279 - Milk Wagon 43-37756 at Kingman, Arizona. 447BG, 708SQ

Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/44; Kearney 27/5/44; Dow Fd 8/6/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 9/6/44; completed 129 missions with no abort; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 13/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 21/11/45. MILK WAGON.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 447th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-703081
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-1107436
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-765619
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Bombardier / Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35652655
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner

Places

Missions

  • Date: 18 October 1944
  • Date: 17 October 1944
  • Date: 14 October 1944
  • Date: 12 October 1944

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 49415
  • Description: The following story was prepared by the Public Relations office of the 447th at Rattlesden, sometime in early 1945. Part of the story were later used...

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ContributorSmitty11
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daughter of pilot Thomas J Smith

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Timothy Motz; from a mission list kept by Harold Motz and compared with Doyle Shields, "History of the 447th Bomb Group"

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Timothy Motz; from a mission listy kept by Harold Motz and compared to Doyle Shields, "History of the 447th Bomb Group"

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Timothy Motz

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ContributorLUCKY PARTNERS
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Harold Kiena

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ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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