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John Akers Jr at the age of 96 just before his death, describes his journey before , during and after the war.



  • John Akers

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot - B-17 Flying Fortress
    John Akers Jr grew up in Greenville, TX on a cotton farm. Graduated High School May 1939. His days consisted of working the cotton farm with 2 mules and picking the cotton. After seeing the events of Pearl Harbor during his time in the civilian...


Date Contributor Update
14 October 2020 20:29:27 Oliver Akers Created entry with caption

this is provided by his 2 grandsons John and Oliver