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Edward J McRay Jr

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People

  • Hunter Harris

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

  • 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...

  • 711th 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
19 October 2020 02:29:07 pamccolgan Changes to role, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

447th Bomber Group Pictorial history

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2020 19:02:17 timothymotz Changes to place associations
Sources

Timothy Motz

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:28 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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