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Donald C Jenson

Military

B-17 #4230284 ditched in Bay of Biscay on 28 June 1943. Returned to base. Shot down 28 July 1943 in B-17 #423282. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30284

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 10/5/43; Gore 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 21/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Horham 15/6/43; 2m, Missing in Action St Nazaire 28/6/43 with Sell Smith, Co-pilot: J.W. Hargrove, Navigator: Lester Moreland, Bombardier: Raoul...

  • 42-3282

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/4/43; Dow Fd 21/5/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-J] Framlingham 25/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; 2m, Missing in Action Oschersleben 28/7/43 with Jim Rivers, Co-pilot: Warren Boelter, Navigator: Raul Manriquez, Bombardier: Lester Moreland,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 28 July 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 118 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Roll of Honor; MACR 118

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