FLOR500, Garden 121 Captain Colin P. Kelly, Jr., World War II Pilot (1915–1941) Captain Kelly, of Madison, died only three days after the United States entered World War II. In December 1941, the West Point graduate was a B-17 bomber pilot stationed in the Philippines. Kelly and his crew bombed a ship they thought was the battleship Haruna. A Japanese fighter later damaged Kelly's plane. He ordered his crew to bail out, but was unable to exit the plane before it crashed. Kelly posthumously received the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions.
Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Report Abuse   |   Sign In   |   Register
FLOR500: Garden 121
Share |


 
 
 
 
 
Region 2 : North Central Florida
 
 

GARDEN 121

Captain Colin P. Kelly, Jr., World War II Pilot

< previous | next > 

 

Captain Colin P. Kelly, Jr., World War II Pilot

(1915–1941)

Captain Kelly, of Madison, died only three days after the United States entered World War II. In December 1941, the West Point graduate was a B-17 bomber pilot stationed in the Philippines. Kelly and his crew bombed a ship they thought was the battleship Haruna. A Japanese fighter later damaged Kelly's plane. He ordered his crew to bail out, but was unable to exit the plane before it crashed. Kelly posthumously received the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions.





 




FIU College of Architecture + The Arts


Xavier Cortada
Artist-in-Residence
Florida International University
College of Architecture + The Arts
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.






FLOR500

 Reclamation Project






 NYFA sponsored-artist participatory eco-art projects

 

Native Flags   


 


  

 

 

 

 ©2008-2014 Xavier Cortada. All text content, videos, and images are the property of Xavier Cortada.

Any reproductions, revisions or modifications of this website without expressed consent of Xavier Cortada is prohibited by law.

facebook twiiter.com/xcortada