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Arthur Claude Akin Jr

Connections

Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Arthur Akin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Death Non Battle. Crashed on practice mission, was subbing for another Co-Pilot, plane name was 'Lady Jane', 42-95133.

Aircraft

  • 42-95133 Lady Jane

    B-24 Liberator
    Crashed during a training mission, 24 November 1944; 9 lives lost. A full account, with documentation, can be found on the 458th Bomb Group website.

Locations

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2015 16:19:03 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.458bg.com/crewba78akin
Find A Grave Memorial# 264403

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2015 16:19:02 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.458bg.com/crewba78akin
Find A Grave Memorial# 264403

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