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Nils E Hollman Jr


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


Units served with

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter 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


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...


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


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

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

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

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