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Marvin C. Peek
Marvin C. Peek
Marvin C. Peek
Recent Address:   6225 Brentwood Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76112
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Family Information:   Parents: Harry and Doris; Wife: Virginia.
Hometown:   Huron, SD
Date Entered Service:   February 23, 1942
Service Number:   17043658
Bomb Group:   444th Bomb Group
Squadron:   678th Bomb Squadron
Location of Unit:   Tucson, AZ; 1943
Missions Flown:    
Hump Missions Flown:   11
Awards/Decorations:   Burma Campaign, China Campaign, Air Offensive Japan, Palembang, Sumatra Air Offensive, EAME Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation
Service Schools Attended:   A/M School - Dallas, TX 1942; B-29 School - Seattle, WA 1942-43;
Military Specialty(ies):   Ground Crew Chief - Adv. Base A-3 in China,
Rank Upon Discharge:    
Crew Type:   Ground Crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   Adv. Base China - we worked on all 444th Group
Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
Date Transferred from the 58th:   August 10, 1945
Date Discharged from the 58th:   November, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:    
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Sales Supervisor -- Singer Company
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
Great bunch of guys. Sorry engines on B-29 kept us busy changing them. Bombed four times by Japanese at A3 Advance base. Hotter than hell in India -- snow in China, 6-hour flight. Made me a great citizen of U.S.A. 81 years old (6/6/21) -- doing good.


Marvin Peek, Dallas, August, 1942
Marvin Peek, Dallas, August, 1942.


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