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Nellins Palmer Stanley Egge

Military

Shot down 29 November 1943 in B-17 #42-29498 'Dark Horse', Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29498 'Mumsie' aka 'Dark Horse'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/12/42; Salina 11/1/43; Morrison 14/2/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-L] Thurleigh 2/3/43; transferred 360BS/303BG [PU-D] Molesworth 25/9/43; 7m Missing in Action Bremen 29/11/43 with Capt Carl Fyler, Co-pilot: Bob Ward, Navigator:...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 140

    29 November 1943
    This is another massive raid on Bremen, Germany by a force of 360 B-17s. The mission is composed of two elements. The first element is a combined force of 182 B-17s from 1st Bomb Division that included: 94BG (40); 95BG (20); 96BG (41); 100BG (20);...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Inwood, IA 51240, USA 28 December 1915
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 29 November 1943
Buried Inwood, IA 51240, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2020 20:55:55 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations and mission associations
Sources

Added a connection to the 8th AF and to the 8th AF mission #140 for 29 Nov 1943.

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2020 18:04:20 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2016 12:07:25 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, firstname, events and media associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster.

Additional detials from http://www.findagrave.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:27 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1657 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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