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  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb 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...

  • 710th Bomb Squadron
  • Headquarters (447th Bomb Group)


  • Louis Takacs

    Military | First Sergeant (1st Grade) | Orderly Room 1st Sargent, 710 Bomb Squadron
    First SGT , Louis A Takacs was the son of Mr and Mrs A Takacs, born 1920. On March 21st, 1941 Sgt Takacs enlisted in the Air Corps, and went to Scott Field for his basic training and also for assignment. He was assigned to the Orderly room as clerk...


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16 April 2021 18:32:24 pamccolgan Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations

Surridge, E. K., & Dooley, E. C. (1947). Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H), including the 710th Squadrone History. LA: Army Navy Publishing.