Jack P Kern

Military

Object Number - UPL 21961 - 42-29868 aka "The Venus" with crew.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 351st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Argonaut II
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Murder Incorporated, then Censored
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Buck-Shot
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 509th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ain’t it Gruesome, KENTUCKY BABE
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 509th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Venus
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Skiatook, Oklahoma 1919-12-17

Died

Winter Park, FL, USA 2003-01-14

Revisions

Date17 Jan 2016 17:04:05
ContributorClkern
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Death record

Date17 Jan 2016 16:56:25
ContributorClkern
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Added an aircraft flown found on 351st.org records

Date17 Jan 2016 06:02:44
ContributorClkern
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News article explaining medals

Date17 Jan 2016 04:42:59
ContributorClkern
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Missions and aircraft from 351st.org

Date17 Jan 2016 03:43:49
ContributorClkern
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Grandson confirmed

Date27 Sep 2014 18:13:53
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / widow

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