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Clarence Vinton, presumably a tail gunner. Photo taken at Rattlesden, England

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Units

  • 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...

People

  • Clarence Vinton

    Military | tail gunner (?)
    Mr. Vinton was born Feb. 18, 1924, in Grundy Center, son of Glenn and Florence Vinton. He received his education the Whitten Consolidated and was married on Oct.24, 1944, to Betty Bailey at Marysville, Kan. ...

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Date Contributor Update
31 May 2020 20:58:59 timothymotz Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

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

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