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Eugene E. Janoff

 

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Eugene Janoff 1942

 

Recent Address:

5635 Lancaster Drive, San Diego, CA 92120

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: Herman and Rose; Wife: Phyllis

Hometown:

Los Angeles, CA

Date Entered Service:

October 30, 1942

Service Number:

19175357

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

770th

Location of Unit:

Salina, KS December, 1943

Missions Flown:

4

Hump Missions Flown:

2

Targets:

Mukden, Formosa

Awards/Decorations:

Central Burma Campaign,India-Burma Campaign,Air Offensive Japan,Palembang, Sumatra Air Offensive,Presidential Unit Citations (2),Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars

Service Schools Attended:

Electrical School-Chanute Field Apr-May 1943; B-29 Mechanic/Electrical School-Seattle, WA Jun-Sep 1943; B-29 Gunnery School-Lowry Field, CO Oct-Dec 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 685-Airplane Electrical Mechanic, Specialist, MOS 611-Aerial Gunner

Rank Upon Discharge:

Corporal

Crew Type:

Ground crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

May, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

August 11, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Owner, Wholesale Beauty Supply Co.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I am proud of my association with the 58th Bomb Wing and my efforts to keep B-29s in the air, and to have flown in B-29s.

Comments:

Mr. Janoff passed away April 6, 2009.

 

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Eugene Janoff 2002

 


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