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1st Lt Nelson H Davis

Connections

Units

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 551st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Nelson Davis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down by flak and crashed near Kirchdorf, GR on a mission to Regensburg, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-17F #42-3422 'Winnie the Pooh'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

  • 42-3422 Winnie The Pooh

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/6/43; Dow Fd 20/7/43; Assigned 551BS/385BG [HR-Y] Gt Ashfield 24/7/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 25/2/44 with Nelson Davis (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bob Clark, Navigator: Alf Braca, Bombardier: Harry Clew, Flight engineer/top...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2020 00:54:24 kriegie44 Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
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I own this picture of My Uncle Nelson H Davis

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2020 00:50:21 kriegie44 Created entry with caption and unit associations
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I own this picture of my Uncle

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