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Frank Sambor
 

Frank Sambor in front of Orchard Pharmacy, 1944
 
 
Recent Address:  
696 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:  
Parents: Karol and Katherine; Wife: Estelle; Children: Mary Julianne, Frank II; Siblings: Joseph, Zygmont, Stanley Mitchell, Mary, Julie, Bert, Jennie
 
Hometown:  
Indian Orchard, MA
 
Date Entered Service:  
March 2, 1943
 
Service Number:    
 
Bomb Group:  
444th Bomb Group
 
Squadron:  
676th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:  
Tinian, May 1945
 
Missions Flown:  
17, #18 was flyover of Battleship Missouri during surrender ceremony
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:  
Air Offensive Japan, Asiatic- Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
 
Service Schools Attended:  
Univ. Of Montana 1944; Bombardier School, Victorville, CA 1944; B-29 Training, Clovis, NM 1944/45
 
Military Specialty(ies):  
MOS 1035 Bombardier
 
Rank Upon Discharge:  
1st Lt.
 
Crew Type:  
Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:  
44-70120 Memphis Maid
 
Were you a POW?  
No
 
Were you interned?  
No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:  
November 11, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Pharmacist, Owner of Orchard Pharmacy, 1960 to 1990
 
Thoughts on 58th Bomb Wing:
I'm pretty proud of myself that what little I did to end WWII helped. I also enjoyed meeting fellow soldiers from all parts of the USA.
 
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