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Harald T. Lund

Military

Major Lund was a 20+ year member of the Army Air Corps, and than later the United States Air Force. His primary duty for the 447th was as Executive officer of the 708 Squadron, and in this role participated in many missions. He also served with the occupation forces for 10 years in Germany, which included as governor of part of Germany. He later served in the Air Force reserves, and died in California in 1962

Service

People

  • Earl Ferry

    Military | First Sergeant (1st Grade) | 447th Bomb Group

  • Hunter Harris

    Military | General | 447th BG Commander | 447th Bomb Group
    From Wikipedia: ...

  • Frank Newman

    Military | Major | Commanding Officer, 708 Squadron | 447th Bomb Group

  • Louis Thorup

    Military | Colonel | Group Air Executive Officer, Pilot, Squadron Commander, Group Commander | 447th Bomb Group
    First Squadron Commanding Officer for the 333rd BS of 94th BG from 19 November to June 1943. ...

  • William Wrigglesworth

    Military | Colonel | 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...

  • 708th 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...

  • St Nicholas, Rattlesden

    Other location

  • Rattlesden Gliding Club

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Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 October 2020 18:53:23 pamccolgan Changes to biography
Sources

447th Bomber Group

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2020 02:26:15 pamccolgan Changes to person associations and place associations
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447th Bomber Group Pictorial history

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2020 02:23:36 pamccolgan Changes to role and unit associations
Sources

447th Bomber Group Pictorial history

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2020 22:05:26 timothymotz Changes to unit associations
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2020 22:02:58 timothymotz Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality and highest rank
Sources

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

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