New England Air Museum
Charles Carpenter

 

Recent Address:

228 Valley Mill Rd., Huddleston, VA 24104

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: Charles H. and Madeline M.

Hometown:

St. Albans, NY

Date Entered Service:

August, 1943

Service Number:

O-786890

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

677th

Location of Unit:

West Field, Tinian (April-May, 1945)

Missions Flown:

13

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Japanese mainland

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal with 1 Bronze Cluster

Service Schools Attended:

Aviation Cadet - Maxwell Field, AL Mar 1944; Bombardier School - Carslbad AFB, NM Jun 1944; B-29 Operational Trng-Davis Monthan, Tucson, AZ Nov 1944

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1035-Bombardier

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-93857 Hellon Wings, 42-63422 Little Mike

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

1946

Date Discharged from the 58th:

September, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:
USAF 1951-53. Served in the Korean War as Psychological Warfare Officer.
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Executive in the Travel Industry.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

The most meaningful and challenging period in my life. Never forgotten.

Comments:

Memories to last a lifetime!

 


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