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Klette's Wild Hare's (44-8588) 323rd BS, 91st BG

L-R: B/Gen William Gross, Maj Immanuel J. Klette, Maj Charles S. Hudson



  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron


  • William Gross

    Military | Brigadier General

  • Charles Hudson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier
    Completed 2 tours, became Group Bombardier He was one of the first to get to England and the last one to leave in Nov. 1945. After his 2 tours he was assigned to 8th AAF Hdq. ...

  • Immanuel Klette

    Military | Colonel | Pilot
    "One of the fliers who made it back from Pilsen [final 8th A.F. combat mission of the War] defined the uncrushable spirit of the air force that helped bring Germany to ruin. Twenty-seven-year-old Lt. Col. Immanuel 'Manny' Klette, son of a Lutheran...


  • 44-8588 Klette’s Wild Hares

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/10/44; Hunter 9/12/44; Grenier 22/12/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-E] Bassingbourn 23/1/45; 324BS [DF-E]; transferred 369BS/306BG Thurleigh 24/5/45; with Col Immanuel Klette led 91st BG on the last mission of war, Klette’s 91st...


Date Contributor Update
14 July 2021 14:15:22 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and person associations

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2021 17:32:59 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

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