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Elmer R Robinson Jr

Military

Missions flown from 29 February to 11 August 1944. Flew 32 combat missions, led 16 missions, received a DFC for the one where he was lead for the wing, and hit the shack, dead on, with 1010th cloud cover. The DFC was given to him by Gen. Doolittle

DFC w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster; EAME Medal;Victory Medal

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 510th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Huntington, West, Virginia 18 March 1921
Died 19 December 2005
Buried Middle Tenn Veteran's Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self/son

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