New England Air Museum
Sidney H. Jacobson

 

Recent Address:

 

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife - Carol

Hometown:

St Louiis, MO

Date Entered Service:

February, 1942

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

770th

Location of Unit:

Victoria, KS - Walker Field

Missions Flown:

35

Hump Missions Flown:

13

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Distinguished Flying Cross, with Cluster, Air Medal, with 4 Clusters, Presidential Unit Citation,China Defense Medal, 5 Campaign Medals

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

First Lieutenant

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, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

 

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Fond recollections after 50 some odd years include: "wild" San Antonio during the war, flying directly over Mt. Fuji at midnight on the way to Tokyo and the camaraderie in the officers' club.

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