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John C Nelson

Military

Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Princess Konocti' 42-100190, Interned (INT).

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Los Angeles, California
Interned 20 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 October 2021 19:53:08 jmoore43 Changes to nickname and biography
Sources

Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5925, 389th BG Roster

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