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James A Kenney

Military

Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4237978. Landed in Sweden. Interned.

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 365th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37978 "Ka-Lang"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/11/43; Gr Island 12/11/43; Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK- ] Chelveston 5/1/44; Missing in Action Stettin 13/5/44 with Chas Bailey, Co-pilot: Curtis Thomas, Navigator: Thaddeus Borek, Bombardier: Calvin Faragher, Flight engineer/top turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Interned (INT) Sweden 13 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4873 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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