Jack H. Breskend

Recent Address: 13622 Edgetree Dr., Pineville, NC 28134
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Date Entered Service: February 11, 1942
Service Number: 0678674
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 25th
Location of Unit: Tinian (July, 1945)
Missions Flown: 4
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Awards: American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 2 Battle Stars, WWII Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge
Service Schools: Chanute Field (Weather) Jun 1942; Hondo AAF (Navigation) Apr 1943; Childress (Bombardier) Aug 1943
MOS: MOS 8219- Weather Observer, MOS 1036-Navigator-Bombardier
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lt.
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24888 Smilin' Jack
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Date Discharged: February, 1951
Post WWII Service: Inactive Reserve, February 1946 to February 1951.
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Controller -- Corporate Officer
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Comments: Mr. Breskend passed away June 21, 2006 and is buried at Salisbury National Cemetery Annex in Salisbury, NC.

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