Warren Mason Callahan

Military

Object Number - UPL 25672

Warran Callahan served as a co-pilot with the 708th Bomb Squadron of the 447th Bomb Group, flying bombing missions out of Rattlesden, England.

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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: 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
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O 717 475
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Due Back
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Blanco Diablo
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Swanee Pride
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ground Pounder
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Shack Happy
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 19 July 1944
  • Official Description: More than 1,100 Heavy Bombers, operating in 5 forces, attack targets in Germany, including 2 plants producing hydrogen peroxide (an ingredient in V-weapon fuels), a chemical plant, 2 aircraft factories, 4 ball bearing plants, 6 Marshalling Yards, 4...

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

1920-07-27

Died

1999-01-27

Revisions

Date6 Mar 2017 21:33:59
Contributortimothymotz
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Timothy Motz, from 447th loading lists

Date6 Mar 2017 21:29:50
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Timothy Motz, from 447th loading lists

Date5 Feb 2017 03:22:52
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Timothy Motz

Date2 Feb 2017 21:52:06
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Timothy Motz; from mission list kept by Harold Motz, compared to Doyle Shields, "History of the 447th Bomb Group"

Date2 Feb 2017 21:34:39
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Timothy Motz; from a mission list kept by Harold Motz, compared to Doyle Shields, "History of the 447th Bomb Group"

Date2 Feb 2017 21:28:46
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Timothy Motz

Date15 Jan 2017 22:01:22
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Birth and death dates corrected by Timothy Motz from obituary:
http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Callahan&GSfn=Warren&…;

Date15 Jan 2017 21:35:53
Contributortimothymotz
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middle name corrected and birth and death dates from obituary added by Timothy Motz

Date13 Oct 2016 22:55:24
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Timothy Motz, from notes on a crew photo of Harold Motz, 2016

Date13 May 2016 17:59:16
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Timothy Motz from crew photo of Harold Motz

Date13 May 2016 17:38:07
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Timothy Motz from crew photo of Harold Motz

Date13 May 2016 17:37:06
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Timothy Motz from crew photo of Harold Motz

Date13 May 2016 17:36:00
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Timothy Motz from crew photo of Harold Motz

Date13 May 2016 17:35:07
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Timothy Motz from crew photo of Harold Motz

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:09
ContributorAAM
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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