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Howard Corbus

 

Howard Corbus and Jack's Hack - West Field, Tinian

 

Recent Address:

1386 West Big Sandy Rd., Fresno, CA 93711

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Family Information:

 

Hometown:

Kalamazoo, MI

Date Entered Service:

February, 1945

Service Number:

O-765202

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

794th

Location of Unit:

West Field, Tinian (July, 1945)

Missions Flown:

3

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

Hancock Field, Santa Maria, CA Mar 1945; Minter Field, CA Jun 1945; Fort Sumner, NM Sep 1945

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

44-61566 Jack's Hack

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

October, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

May, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Physician

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Almost missed it, but wouldn't trade the experience for the world. Four of my crew still living - I still fly, albeit in a Bonanza.

Comments:

A transcript of Howard Corbus' wartime reminiscences available in Memorial Archive.

 

Howard Corbus at the controls!

 


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