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
Harry R. Butzlaff

 

Harry Butzlaff, WWII

 

Last Address:

Bryant, AR

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Harry and Clara; Wife: Shirley; Children: Rick, Sandra, Robert, William Tonna, Nancy, Jim and Shari.

Hometown:

Wauwatosa, WI

Date Entered Service:

September 17, 1943

Service Number:

02076538

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

768th

Location of Unit:

Tinian (September, 1945)

Missions Flown:

13

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Osaka (2), Amagasaki, Toyohashi, Kure (2), Okayama, Takamatsu, Utsonomiya, Kawanishi, Hachiogi, Toyokawa

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1034-Navigator, MOS 0142-Radar Observer, Bombardment

Rank Upon Discharge:

Capt. (Res.)

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-63480 Dream Girl and others.

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

February 10, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

20 years U.S. Army Force Reserves

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

BS Degree- Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin.

Engineer at Ray-o-Vac, Engineer, Quality Manager at AO Smith, Milwaukee, WI, Quality Manager/ Manufacturing Manager at Smith Fiberglass, Little Rock, AR. Retired 1979.

Comments:

Mr. Butzlaff passed away February 23rd 2013.

 

 

Harry Butzlaff and his granddaughter, May 2004

 


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