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Crew photo taken during training at MacDill Field, Florida (February–April 1944). This crew later joined the 708th Bomb Squadron, 447th Bomb Group (H)
Original caption: "FRONT ROW – WALT ZUBA, 'WILLIE' WOHNSEN, ROGER DENNIS, BOB HARRIS
"BACK ROW – HESS, PAUL COLLINS, LES LUND, LONNIE McDONALD, LOWELL SIMMONS, BILL BESTE"
(Courtesy of Major Paul J. Collins)

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  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

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    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...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
17 August 2020 02:18:11 Lowell Silverman Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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Photo provided by Major Paul J. Collins on August 10, 2020

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