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Beverly C Hoffman

Military

Service

People

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...

  • 710th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38450 Lucky Partners

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/8/44; Hunter 12/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned Soxo 4/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 1/12/45.

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

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2015 14:20:38 LUCKY PARTNERS Changes to unit associations
Sources

Harold Kiena

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2015 14:08:48 LUCKY PARTNERS Changes to service number
Sources

Harold Kiena

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2015 21:38:57 LUCKY PARTNERS Changes to nickname, role, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Harold Kiena

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:34 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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