New England Air Museum
Bernard A. Barasch

 

Recent Address:

5432 78th Street, Lubbock, TX 79424-2802

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife: Alice; 4 daughters

Hometown:

Brownsville, PA

Date Entered Service:

March, 1943

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

33

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Three Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal with 5 Bronze Battle Stars, Chinese Good Conduct Medal

Service Schools Attended:

Keesler Field, MS Jul 1943; Buckley and Lowrey Field, CO; Clovis, NM 1944

Military Specialty(ies):

Senior Gunner

Rank Upon Discharge:

T/Sgt

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

October 16, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Graduated from Wharton School at Univ. of Pennsylvania;

Worked in men's clothing business in Lubbock, TX for 43 years.

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