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Elmo H Berglind

Military

Evaded capyure. Plane was hit by enemy fire and he bailed out over Europe. He escaped over the Pyrenees Mtns into Spain, arriving 1 day before D Day.

Service

Units served with

  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Group
    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 381st Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Anoka, MN, USA 14 January 1921
Evaded France 18 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 March 2016 10:07:31 general ira snapsorter Changes to highest rank, biography and events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- MACR 3151

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3151 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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