UPL 23852

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Harold Motz, navigator in the Westrope crew, 708th squadron, 447th bomb group, summer and autumn of 1944. Navigation map of Eighth Air Force mission #472 to drop supplies to the French resistance in "Area 10", code-named "Cadillac", July 14, 1944. Original map now in the collection of the Museum of the US Air Force, Dayton, Ohio.

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Units

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: 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
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37536427
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Lower Ball Turret Gunner/Waist Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron

Locations

Mission

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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Timothy Motz from the estate of Harold Motz, 2016

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Timothy Motz

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Timothy Motz

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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Timothy Motz

Date: 9 Oct 2016 16:22:50
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Timothy Motz from the estate of Harold Motz, 2016