Marion Jesse Akers

Military

Object Number - UPL 47510 - Command Staff of the 47th Bomb Group at Souk-el-Arba, Tunisia Top Row L to R: William J. Hanna (Group Ops Officer), Robert V. DeShazo (Group Exec...

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Units served with

A-26 Invaders, including (serial number 43-22575) of the 47th Bomb Group, 12th Air Force lined up in Italy.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Grosetto Main

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Dows, Iowa 26 March 1920

Other

86th BS Commander

Grosetto Airfield, Italy 1 February 1945 - 15 June 1945

Died

Toppsfield, MA 14 November 2002

Buried

11 April 2003 Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Add to Map Plot Section 4-DD Row 26 Site 1

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