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James B Akerman

Military

Crew Chief on B-17G #44-8444 'Treble Four'

EAME Medal w/1 bronze star/ 1 silver star/ 2 overseas service bars/Good conduct medal

Service

Units served with

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 836th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Kinderhook, New York 26 September 1912
Died 17 September 2001
Buried Union Hill Cemetery Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History/wife

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