EINAR IVER MICKELSON (1915-1944)
"Micky" or "Mick"
(CNAC 1942 - February 20, 1944)
(Captain - March 1943)
(Hump Flights - XXX)
In the 1943-45 log book of Don McBride, Micky listed his home address as:
but, I don't believe the above was written by Mickey.
Natalie and Einar Mickelson
(Photo Courtesy of Otter Tail County Historical Society, Fergus Falls, MN)
Jim Dalby says, "Einar I. Mickelson, from Fergus Falls, Minnesota. He had been with the AVG. Good friend of Bob Prescott. He was killed in early 1944 following Prescott through a pass. And I found his airplane."
From Gene Banning's list:
"... AVG; prom to capt 3/43; lost over Hump, 2/20/44, plane #75."
(Article Courtesy of Otter Tail County Historical Society, Fergus Falls, MN)
October 9, 2005
At North Dakota Agricultural College he (Mickelson) was president of Phi Chapter, Theta Chi Fraternity. His "date" with Madame Chiang was written up in the fraternity's magazine, The Rattle of Theta Chi (sorry---exact citation presently unavailable).
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