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Carmon R. Strobel
 
Carmon Strobel, Tinian, 1945
Carmon Strobel, Tinian, 1945
 
 
Recent Address:   68777 Dequindre Road, Oakland, MI 48363
 
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Family Information:   Parents: Herman and Grace
 
Hometown:   Detroit, MI
 
Date Entered Service:   December 2, 1942
 
Service Number:   16160088
 
Bomb Group:   40th Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   44th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   Tinian; 1945
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with Silver Battle Star, WWII Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal
 
Service Schools Attended:  
Radio School-Scott Field May 1943; Radar School-Boca Raton Aug 1943
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Ground Radar Crew Chief
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   M/Sgt.
 
Crew Type:   Ground crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-6289 Nippon Nipper, 42-6241 Yellow Rose of Texas, 42-6290 Wempy's Blitzburger, 42-6268 Good Humpin', 42-6250 Bombin' Buggy , 42-6297 (unnamed), 42-6319 Himalaya Hussy, 42-6322 Bonnie Lee, 42-6348 Bengal Lancer, 42-6394 Last Resort
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   November 21, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Electro-mechanical Engineering Staff for Chrysler Corp., Highland Park, MI
 
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Carmon Strobel (in sunglasses)

 

Carmon Strobel with "Fifi," 1995

 


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