New England Air Museum
Dennis M. Diaz

 

Recent Address:

533 N. Sunkist Street, Anaheim, CA 92806-3053

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife: Virginia

Hometown:

Wakita, OK

Date Entered Service:

October 28, 1942

Service Number:

39260879

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd and 794th

Location of Unit:

Kharagpur, India

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

From Kharagpur: Mining laying, Saigon area; Floating dry-dock, Singapore; Rangoon. From Tinian: Namazu, Tokyo, Tomioka, Toyohashi, Osaka, Takarazuka, Aomori

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal, Bronze Service Star (3)

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 611-Aerial Gunner

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sergeant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

December 12, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Auto Parts

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I was indeed very lucky. Through God's good grace I returned home.

Comments:

Mr. Diaz passed away January 5, 2005.

 


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