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
James S. Metcalf, Jr
 
Recent Address:   380 Sunrise Dr., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
 
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Family Information:    
 
Hometown:   Altadena, CA
 
Date Entered Service:   February 3 1942
 
Service Number:   39558334
 
Bomb Group:   468th
 
Squadron:   793rd
 
Location of Unit:   Salina, KS October 1943
 
Missions Flown:   20
 
Hump Missions Flown:   21 round trips
 
Targets:   Bangkok (2), Yawata, Sasebo, Anshan (3), Nagasaki, Omura (3), Singapore (3), Mukden, Hankow, Heito, Shinchiku, Kagi
 
Awards/Decorations:   Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Presidential Unit Citation
 
Service Schools Attended:   Remote Control Turret Mechanic School Oct 1942
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Senior Gunner
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Technical Sergeant
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-63354 (unnamed)
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   March 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   July 14 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Industrial Materials Management.
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
Proud to be assigned to the first B-29 Bomb Wing to take the war to the Japanese homeland.
 
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