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Charles K. Berg


Charles Berg, West Field, Tinian, 1945

Current Address:

14210 Lincoln Street, Oak Park, MI 48237

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Family Information:

 

Hometown:

Ferndale, MI

Date Entered Service:

September, 1942

Service Number:

16113721, 0691868

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd

Location of Unit:

West Field, Tinian (July 1945)

Missions Flown:

4

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Aomori, Hachiogi, Fukuyama, Nobeoka

Awards/Decorations:

Eastern Mandates, Western Pacific Campaign, Air Offensive Japan, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 3 Battle Stars,(2) OS Bars.

Service Schools Attended:

AAF Bombardier School, Midland, TX Mar 1943-Sep 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1035-Aerial Observer (Bombardier), Navigation Cadet Instructor

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-63532 Million Dollar Baby II

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:

Air Force Reserve -- Discharged May, 1955

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Ford Motor Co. (30 years) as Purchasing (Buyer), retired 1980

Comments:

Mr. Berg passed away on October 4th 2009 and is buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield, MI

 


Charles Berg, Ford Motor Co.

 


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