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N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
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David S. Harmony

 

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David S. Harmony - WWII

 

Recent Address:

1506 Primrose, Borger, TX 79007

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: C. W. and Maude; Wife: Phyllis; Children: Susan, William, Stephen, Robert

Hometown:

Sapulpa, OK

Date Entered Service:

February, 1943

Service Number:

O-865312

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

768th

Location of Unit:

Clovis, NM - September 1943

Missions Flown:

35

Hump Missions Flown:

12

Targets:

Tokyo, Yokohama, Hiroshima, Singapore, Manchuria, Rangoon

Awards/Decorations:

Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross

Service Schools Attended:

Yale University Apr 1943; Smokey Hill AAF Aug 1943; Lowry Field, CO Oct 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1028-Aircraft Observer, Flight Engineer (VHB)

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lieutenant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24479 (unnamed)

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

October 2, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

October 2, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

I worked for Phillips Petroleum Company as a Chemical Engineer for 34 1/2 years in various plants in Texas and at headquarters in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

There was no option in my mind but to enter the service. The experiences with a brand new airplane and great crews are good to remember. Those of us who were fortunate enough to survive the war hold the memories of friends we left behind in our minds and hearts.

Comments:

Mr. Harmony passed away March 31, 2004 and is buried at Westlawn Memorial Park, Borger, TX.

 

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David Harmony c. 2000

 


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