New England Air Museum
Odie T. Webb, Jr.
Recent Address: 195 Weeping Elm, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
Email:
Family Information: Parents: Odie and Lela
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Date Entered Service: 1943
Service Number: 34711467
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 794th
Location of Unit: Camp Chafee, Biloxi, MS; 1944
Missions Flown: 6 or 7 missions
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations: Presidential Unit Citation, Bronze Star
Service Schools Attended: Howard School Sep 1944; ;
Military Specialty(ies): MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic,
Rank Upon Discharge: Cpl.
Crew Type: Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-65208 Andy's Dandy
Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th: June, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Carpenter who made it to Construction Supervisor.
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
I had a chance to see "Little Boy," the bomb that changed the world.
Comments:

I am now 80 years old and I am glad to see the WWII Memorial in Washington. It's way past time the government recognized the war that changed the world.

Mr. Webb passed away January 7th 2005 and is buried at Hermitage Memorial Gardens, Old Hickory, TN.

 


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