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Robert Elmer Nelson Collection

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Robert Elmer Nelson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Elmer Nelson
State of Birth:
OR
Home State:
OR
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
532nd Bomb Squadron, 381st Bomb Group (Heavy), 8th Air Force
Location of Service
Alamogordo and Roswell, New Mexico; Salina, Kansas; Peyote and Fort Worth, Texas; Pueblo, Colorado; RAF Ridgewell, England; Alexandria, Virginia; European Theater
Highest Rank
Captain
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran attained the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Reserves.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Photograph: Digital print [3 items] -- Photograph
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Contributor:
Robert Elmer Nelson
Contributor:
George Raw
Contributor:
George Raw
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.20800
Subjects:
Nelson, Robert Elmer
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Robert Elmer Nelson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.20800), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 11/3/2005
 

 

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