New England Air Museum
Pasquale M. Carabba


Pasquale Carabba, Oct. 1943

Recent Address:

939 Garfield Avenue, Ardsley, PA 19038

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: Pamfilio and Mary; Son: Rick

Hometown:

Berwick, PA

Date Entered Service:

October 8, 1943

Service Number:

13158846

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd

Location of Unit:

Eto

Missions Flown:

17

Hump Missions Flown:

5

Targets:

Yokohama, Bassein, Burma, Bangkok, Singapore, Georgetown, Alpolga, Kuala Lumpur, Saigon

Awards/Decorations:

Air Offensive Japan, China Campaign, Eastern Mandates, Central Burma Campaign, Air Medal (3), Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Service Medal with 5 Bronze Stars, WWII Victory Medal, Lapel Button, Marksman Badge Pin, Pistol Bar

Service Schools Attended:

Air Force Aerial Gunnery School Nov 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 611-Aerial Gunner

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sgt

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-63354 (unnamed), 42-6454 Totin' To Tokyo, 42-63415 Jolly Roger

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

December 10, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

ROTC -- Pennsylvania State University

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Teacher -- Civil Engineer

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

As an Italian American, I was very proud and honored to serve my country and protect my family. War changes more than lives -- it changes generations to come. I was protecting the freedom of my children that I didn't yet conceive.

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