Joseph J. Biersteker

Joseph Biersteker, 1943
Joseph Biersteker, 1943
Recent Address: 5 Pecan Grove Court, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
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Family Info: Parents: Anna and Peter; Wife: Betty; Children: Ann, Tom
Hometown: Little Chute, WI
Date Entered Service: August 14, 1942
Service Number: 0696047
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 25th
Location of Unit: India (September, 1944)
Missions Flown: 36
Hump Missions: 6
Targets: Singapore, Tokyo, Kobe, Yokohama, Omura, Saigon, Taiwan
Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 4 Battle Stars, Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, American Theater Service Medal
Service Schools: Navigation Aug 1943; Bombardier Jan 1944
MOS: MOS 1036-Navigator-Bombardier
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lt.
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63407 Shoot You're Faded, 42-63420 Rankless Wreck
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Post WWII Service: Air Force Reserve, Active Reserve 1954 to 1969, retired in 1980
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Paper Tester, High School Teacher, College Professor
Thoughts About the 58th: An unforgettable experience. Established friendships that have lasted a lifetime. It gave me an opportunity to gain a college education including advanced degrees. It had a profound change in my life.
Joseph Biersteker, 1943
Joseph Biersteker, 1943
Joseph Biersteker
Joseph Biersteker

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