709th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
The insignia of the 709th Bomb Squadron, 447th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5178 - The insignia of the 709th Bomb Squadron, 447th Bomb Group.

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Unit stations

Station Location Date

Based

Rattlesden

Encompassing

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17148799
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner; Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 2067739
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 708th Bomb Squadron 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lil Eight Ball
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mohawk
  • Unit: 447th Bomb Group 709th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date26 Apr 2017 00:55:37
ContributorJP Zanoya
Sources

Image from Eight Air Force Historical Society of PA

Date13 Mar 2015 16:45:37
Contributorrossingtonj
Sources

Type added.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:50
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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