43-37774

Object Number - UPL 23852 - Harold Motz, navigator in the Westrope crew, 708th squadron, 447th bomb group, summer and autumn of 1944. Navigation map of Eighth Air Force mission...

Delivered Cheyenne 20/5/44; Kearney 1/6/44; Grenier 16/6/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 20/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 7/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17/12/45.

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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
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 0765619
  • 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
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Bombardier, Pilot, Comptroller

Places

Missions

Revisions

Date3 Feb 2017 19:33:37
Contributortimothymotz
Sources

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

Date9 Oct 2016 16:25:29
Contributortimothymotz
Sources

Timothy Motz, as per 447bg.com

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:24
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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