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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
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
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
Interviewer:
George Raw
Contributor:
George Raw
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/20800
Subjects:
Nelson, Robert Elmer
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Robert Elmer Nelson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/20800), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   11/3/2005

 

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