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Norman Nels Jacobsen


Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.


Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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...

  • 359th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...


Event Location Date
Born 16 March 1922
Enlisted 31 December 1941
Based Molesworth 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Kent, WA 22 October 2011
Buried Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA 25 October 2011

Tahoma National Cemetery
King County, Washington, USA
Section 5 982A


Date Contributor Update
14 April 2019 15:50:16 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, biography, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2018 19:39:48 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename

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Date Contributor Update
30 December 2018 19:39:17 Al_Skiff Changes to service number

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:41 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /