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Robert G David


Colonel David was the operations officer for the 447th. After the war he was assigned to military transport command, later serving in the Korean War. He later became Training commander of transport command, Washington D.C. and commander of the 415th Bombardment Wing.



  • Hunter Harris

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

  • William Reynolds

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634

  • 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

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb 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


  • 689

    26 October 1944

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...

  • Rattlesden Memorial

    Other location

  • St Nicholas, Rattlesden

    Other location

  • Rattlesden Gliding Club

    Other location


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Date Contributor Update
18 December 2020 19:37:06 pamccolgan Changes to person associations, unit associations and mission associations


Date Contributor Update
21 October 2020 18:26:35 pamccolgan Changes to highest rank, role, biography, awards, person associations and place associations

447th Bomb Group

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:28 AAM AAM ingest

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