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S/Sgt Harold S. Derr, Jr
Radio Operator, B-17G Blanco Diablo
447th BG, 708 BS, Rattlesden, England, 1944

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Units

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

People

  • Harold Derr

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed on 12/6/44 near Mepple in B-17 'Blanco Diablo' #42102658

Aircraft

  • 42-102658 Blanco Diablo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/44; Gr Island 12/45/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 30/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 6/12/44 with Howard DeMallie, Chas Olson, Don Holmes, Howard Derp, Lowell Strain, Henry Rutkowski, Loel Bishop (7...

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Date Contributor Update
17 February 2018 23:33:17 BruceDerr Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
17 February 2018 23:29:08 BruceDerr Created entry with caption and person associations
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