Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Jack H. Breskend

 

Recent Address:

13622 Edgetree Dr., Pineville, NC 28134

Email:

 

Family Information:

 

Hometown:

Brooklyn, NY

Date Entered Service:

February 11, 1942

Service Number:

0678674

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

25th

Location of Unit:

Tinian (July, 1945)

Missions Flown:

4

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 2 Battle Stars, WWII Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge

Service Schools Attended:

Chanute Field (Weather) Jun 1942; Hondo AAF (Navigation) Apr 1943; Childress (Bombardier) Aug 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 8219- Weather Observer, MOS 1036-Navigator-Bombardier

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24888 Smilin' Jack

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Discharged from the 58th:

February, 1951

Post-WWII Military Service:

Inactive Reserve, February 1946 to February 1951.

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Controller -- Corporate Officer

Comments:

Mr. Breskend passed away June 21, 2006 and is buried at Salisbury National Cemetery Annex in Salisbury, NC.

 


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