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Stanley Corwin (formerly Kapinsky)

 

Stanley Kapinsky WWII

 

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Hometown:

Passaic, NJ

Date Entered Service:

September 21, 1943

Service Number:

12100211

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

677th

Location of Unit:

Dudkundi

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal

Service Schools Attended:

AAFTS Tf Madison, WI - 18 weeks radio mechanic unit - October 1944; AAFTS Chanute Field IL, 6 weeks, Pre-Radar - December 1944

Military Specialty(ies):

Radar Mechanic

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sergeant

Crew Type:

Ground crew

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Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

May 14, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

After discharge in 1946 went to Rutgers University.  After college worked as Engineer for Department of Army in 1963.  Went to work for NASA until I retired in 1984.  Travelled extensively in motor home for 2 years.  Went back to work at NASA as consultant until 1995.  Full time retiree since then.

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Comments:

Changed last name from Kapinsky to Corwin.

 


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