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Conrad John Kersch of the 19th Bomb Group in Australia in 1942. He later transferred to the ETO and joined the 303rd Bomb Group.



  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...


  • Conrad Kersch

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Bombardier, Bombardier; Togglier
    Hit by flak just after bombs away on a mission to Wizernes, France on 26 Mar 1944, B-17G 42-31929 'Tennessee Hillbilly' crashed N of St. Omer after the crew baled out. Evaded capture (EVD). ...


Date Contributor Update
27 April 2015 10:27:10 Emily Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations

Image courtesy of Kris Kersch, son.