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Sgt. Ralph Corning, 708 BS, 447th BG. Tail Gunner on 43-38725 "Cookie" KIA 30 November 1944

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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...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ralph Corning

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 43-38725. Killed in Action (KIA). ...

Aircraft

  • 43-38725

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 12/9/44; Dow Fd 25/9/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 28/9/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 30/11/44 with Ray Buthe, Chas Norris, Marvin Brawer, Tony DeMarco, Chas Agantovich, Ralph Corning (6 Killed in Action); Curtis Chapman, John...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 May 2021 01:33:42 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Wisconsin State Journal , Madison, Wisconsin, 24 Aug 1945, Fri • Page 5

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