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M/Sgt Davis, Cpl. Herman, and Sgt Lederhouse



  • 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
  • 842nd Air Engineering Squadron


  • Lionell Davis

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

  • Eugene Herman

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Airplane Mechanic

  • Albert Lederhouse

    Military | Sergeant | Airplane and Engine Mechanic


  • 42-97092 Virginia Lee, Heel Der Fuhrer

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/1/44; Alexandra 12/2/44; Presque Is 10/3/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 11/3/44; 710BS; Salvaged 2/11/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; 1103 BU Morrison 8/10/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45;...


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22 April 2021 13:53:39 pamccolgan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft 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.