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NCO's of the 447




  • William Best

    Military | First Sergeant (1st Grade)

  • Earl Ferry

    Military | First Sergeant (1st Grade)

  • 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...

  • Harold Werner



  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...


Date Contributor Update
22 April 2021 15:05:59 pamccolgan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place 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.