New England Air Museum
Bruce M. Glasgow

 

Current Address:

13504 Durant N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87112

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: Lee and Mary; Wife: Barbara; Children: Randy, Lana and Terri.

Hometown:

Farley, NM

Date Entered Service:

December 10, 1943

Service Number:

18221163

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd

Location of Unit:

Tinian - June 1945 to October 1945

Missions Flown:

13 or 14

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Air Offensive Japan, Eastern Mandates, Western Pacific Campaign

Service Schools Attended:

Aerial Gunner 10/1/44; Tail Gunner ; Flexible Gunnery School

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 611-Aerial Gunner, Tail Gunner

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sergeant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-65276 Raiden Maiden II

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

Ocrtober, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

April 21, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Farming and Ranching; New Mexico State Police -- 30 years -- Retired as a Captain in 10/1/85

Comments:

I went into the Army Air Corps as a Cadet and after 12 weeks of Army Basic Training in Amarillo, TX, I was told they had plenty of Pilots, Navigators and Bombardiers and I was going to gunnery school at Fort Myers, Florida.

B-29 training at McDill Field, Tampa, as a Tail Gunner -- Kearney, Neb. -- California -- Guam -- Tinian -- Saipan -- Shipped home on Marine Dragon, a Merchant Marine ship -- Oakland, CA -- Fort Bliss, TX.

 


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