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Little Chum Evitts ship

Connections

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...

  • 710th Bomb Squadron
  • 842nd Air Engineering Squadron

People

  • Gordon Evitts

    Military | Master Sergeant (1st Grade) | Engineering, Crew Chief

Aircraft

  • 42-107025 Little Chum

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 31/1/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 7/3/44; 710BS; crash landed base with Harry Jennings 29/1/45; Salvaged 1/2/45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 April 2021 13:47:13 pamccolgan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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

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