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Robert A. Wheeler
Robert Wheeler, India, 1945
Robert Wheeler, India, 1945
Recent Address:   701 Broadway, Wheaton, MN 56296
Family Information:   Parents: Robert and Bonnie: Wife: Helen; Child: Kathie
Hometown:   Wheaton, MN
Date Entered Service:   January 11, 1940
Service Number:   6939767
Bomb Group:   462nd Bomb Group
Squadron:   768th Bomb Squadron
Location of Unit:   Walker AAB, KS; Fall 1943
Missions Flown:   34
Hump Missions Flown:   27
Awards/Decorations:   Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal (3), Distinguished Unit Citations, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 8 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, others
Service Schools Attended:   Curtiss Wright Tech. Institute-Glendale, CA Jan-Jul 1941; Embry Riddle-Miami, FL 1942; B-29 School-Denver, CO Sum 1943
Military Specialty(ies):    
Rank Upon Discharge:   T/Sgt.
Crew Type:   Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-6332 Belle Of Baltimore, 42-63480 Dream Girl
Were you a POW?   No
If so, where?    
Were you interned?   No
If so, where?    
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
Date Discharged from the 58th:    
Post-WWII Military Service:    
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:


Robert Wheeler, March, 2001
Robert Wheeler, March, 2001


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