New England Air Museum
Bernard A. Corradina

 

Recent Address:

526 Pleasant Dr., Vineland, NJ 08360

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: Umberto and Giacomina, Wife: Regina Balkowski, Brothers: Gino and Aldo.

Hometown:

Bronx, NY

Date Entered Service:

December 26, 1942

Service Number:

32686690

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

 

Location of Unit:

Pratt, Kansas (1943)

Missions Flown:

June 15, 1944, August 20, 1944 Yawata

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Bangkok, Yawata

Awards/Decorations:

Presidential Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 4 Bronze Stars, 3 Distinguished Unit Citation 40th BG, American Campaign Medal

Service Schools Attended:

Truax Radio Operator School 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 757-Radio Operator-Mechanic-Gunner, AAF, MOS 852- Radar Mechanic, RCM

Rank Upon Discharge:

T/Sgt

Crew Type:

Ground crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-6344 Princess Patsy,42-24466 The Able Fox

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

 

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