Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Robert Iverson

 

Recent Address:

1074 Portland Cobalt Road, Portland, CT 06480

Email:

 

Family Information:

Siblings: 1 brother; 3 sisters: Parents: Ole and Gunda; Wife: Helen; Children: Robert, Martin, Janet, Francene

Hometown:

Portland, CT

Date Entered Service:

November 30, 1942

Service Number:

31277243

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

35

Hump Missions Flown:

8 or 10

Targets:

10 missions over Tokyo at low altitude from Tinian under command of General LeMay.

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal (7), Purple Heart (2), Distinguished Flying Cross, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon

Service Schools Attended:

AFTD Mississippi Aviation Institute ; AAFTS Kansas City ; Chanute Field power plant

Military Specialty(ies):

Gunner

Rank Upon Discharge:

Staff Sergeant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-6397 Million Dollar Baby

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

October 12, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

October 12, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Carpenter

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Post traumatic stress.

Comments:

Mr. Iverson passed away November 28, 2011 and is buried at the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown, CT

 


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