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Ona Nolan Acord


An ME109 collided with B-17G #42-38001 on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).


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. ...

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

  • 338th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-38001

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 11/11/43; Romulus 12/12/43; Presque Is 14/12/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Snetterton 17/12/43. ...


Event Location Date
Born Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma 28 January 1916
Enlisted Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 13 February 1941
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 29 January 1944
Buried Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot E, Row 4, Grave 13.


Date Contributor Update
17 June 2020 14:28:11 Andycole0 Changes to middlename, service number, awards, events and unit associations

American Battle Monument's Commission
The National Archives and Records Administration WW2 Draft Cards 1940-1947

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2020 19:08:03 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "#" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:47 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 2380 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database