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Elmer Fjosne

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30262 'Tech Supply'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 568th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30262 Tech Supply

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/5/43; Geiger 28/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Gore 12/6/43; Gt Falls 16/6/43; Smoky Hill 30/6/43; Dow Fd 12/7/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 13/7/43; transferred 568BS/390BG [BI-K] Framlingham 8/43; Missing in Action (12m) Munster...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wisconsin, USA 1923
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI, USA 10 September 1942
Buried 1943
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 10 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2019 05:18:14 jmoore43 Changes to biography and events
Sources

Added burial info per Find-a-grave MEMORIAL ID 56358176 .

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2016 15:41:19 Lucy May Changes to service number and events
Sources

NARA enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=56358176&PIpi=1134...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 862 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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