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William H Beste

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M.O.S. 757

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  • Paul Collins

    Military | Major | Bombardier, navigator | 447th Bomb Group

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  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
17 August 2020 15:04:38 Lowell Silverman Changes to nickname, service number, highest rank, role and biography
Sources

SO #144, HQ, USAAF STA 126 dated June 15, 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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