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
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...
Military | Brigadier General
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.
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...
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...