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Selmer B Skalitzky

Military

Service

People

  • Donald Erwin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed at Teutleben on 7/20/44 in B-17 #42-31128, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Roy Fouerhelm

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | 447th Bomb Group

  • Leo Golec

    Military | First Lieutenant | 447th Bomb Group

  • William Knuepfer

    Military | 447th Bomb Group

  • Roy May

    Military | Sergeant | B-17 Ball Turret Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    My dad Roy was an ordinary American, caught up in an extraordinary experience. He served proudly, with courage, for a country he loved.

  • Alfred Morton

    Military | 447th Bomb Group

  • John Parker

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | 447th Bomb Group

  • Gilbert Rosendoz

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | 447th Bomb Group

  • Frank Scheible

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 447th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 709th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 21:34:22 timothymotz Changes to media associations
Sources

Timothy Motz, from Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H) https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/41056; identifications from 447bg.com

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 21:33:48 timothymotz Changes to person associations
Sources

Timothy Motz, from Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H) https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/41056; identifications from 447bg.com

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 21:28:10 timothymotz Changes to media associations
Sources

Timothy Motz, from Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H) https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/41056; identifications from 447bg.com

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 21:02:32 timothymotz Changes to role, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Timothy Motz, from Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H) https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/41056; identifications from 447bg.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History Roster as of 01 August 1945

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