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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
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: 2015-07-29
 

 

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