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Marion Jesse Akers




  • Earl Porter

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 47th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force

    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 47th Bomb Group
  • 86th Bomb Squadron
  • 97th Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date
Born Dows, Iowa 26 March 1920
86th BS Commander Grosetto Airfield, Italy 1 February 1945 – 15 June 1945
Died Toppsfield, MA 14 November 2002
Buried Arlington National Cemetery 11 April 2003

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


Date Contributor Update
15 January 2021 02:54:00 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations