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36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
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Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
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Noah T. Bettis

 

Recent Address:

843 Breckenboro Drive, Davis, IL 61019

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Family Information:

Parents: Noah and Ruth

Hometown:

Mattoon, IL

Date Entered Service:

September, 1942

Service Number:

0805732

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

678th

Location of Unit:

Great Bend, KS (September, 1943)

Missions Flown:

17

Hump Missions Flown:

12

Targets:

Bangkok, Nagasaki, Omura, Singapore, Mukden

Awards/Decorations:

2 Overseas Service Bars, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 4 Stars, Presidential Unit Citation, China Defense Medal

Service Schools Attended:

Camden, AR; Newport, AR; Blytheville, AR

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24507 Bachelor Quarters, 44-27334 Noah's Ark (2759 EXGP)

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

Korean Conflict -- 12/2/51 to 3/31/53

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

 

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I enjoyed being a part of the best of the best of the Air Force of the period.

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