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John H Akin

Military

Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4129451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 9 May 1944
Died 9 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4933 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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