History of the 446th Bomb Squadron
from Lead Pilot Captain Charles L. Burandt
Provided by Cecile Burandt, Charles Burandt Jr., and Jacqueline Burandt
This is Charles L. Burandt, a lead pilot with the 446th Bombardment Squadron in a typical USAAF portrait.
Left Photo: Burandt on the left with unknown soldier, possibly a tent mate, on the right.
Right photo: Burandt on the left with Tutton on his right.
Baby Blue Eyes crew - Lt. Charles Burandt is kneeling in the center with Lt. Leon Hawkes kneeling on the right.
Baby Blue Eyes crew - written on back beginning with front row from right to left: "Lt. Leon Hawkes, Lt. Charles Burandt, Ottem & Hughes Bruner, Aken (C.C) & Leonard"
Left photo: Sgt. Benjamin Boatright Jr., gunner with the 446th squadron.
Right photo: A fascinating story describing the heroics of Ben Boatright as related by Charles Burandt after a 446th plane
piloted by Burandt got shot-up on a mission.
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