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Nils E Hollman Jr

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at St. Ange Et Torcay in P-51 #436916

Service

Units served with

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Group
    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 357th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) France 7 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 August 2015 16:23:37 Lucy May Changes to surname, suffix and biography
Sources

Combined with a duplicate entry for 'Nils E Hollman Jr'. This entry now includes information from the following sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5508

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2015 19:20:36 Pyker Changes to surname, middlename, service number, role and place associations
Sources

Updated entry to show surname as Hollman rather than Nils which was his given name. Added service number.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5508 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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