New England Air Museum
Charles F. Schwartz
Recent Address:   761 W. Toucan Loop, Hernando, FL 34442
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Family Information:   Parents: Leroy J. & Martha L. Schwartz; Wife: Margaret; Children: Paul, Jane, Suzanne
Hometown:   Buffalo, NY
Date Entered Service:   February 21/23, 1943
Service Number:   12209440
Bomb Group:   468th Bomb Group
Squadron:   793rd Bomb Squadron
Location of Unit:   Salua, Kharagpur, India; June 1944
Missions Flown:    
Hump Missions Flown:    
Awards/Decorations:   Distinguished Unit Citation, Battle Star (6)
Service Schools Attended:   Air Force Cadet- Montgomery, AL Jul 43; Primary Flight School, Albany GA Sep 43;
Military Specialty(ies):   Armament School, Central Fire Control Technician
Rank Upon Discharge:    
Crew Type:   Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-63415
Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
Date Transferred from the 58th:   Nov 1945
Date Discharged from the 58th:    
Post-WWII Military Service:    
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Physical Education and Athletic Coach Presbyterian Minister Public School Teacher
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
Involvement in loading bombs to destroy Japanese cities along with the A-bomb has committed me to the peace movement.
Mr. Schwartz passed away January 6, 2013.


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