Calvin L. Brown

Recent Address: 49426 405th Place, Palisade, MN
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Family Info: Parents: Earle E. and Mary Ellen
Hometown: Kimball, MN
Date Entered Service: February 13, 1943
Service Number: 37549344
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 395th
Location of Unit: Pratt, Kansas
Missions Flown: 4
Hump Missions: 6
Targets: Anshan, Mukden, Formosa.
Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, American Theater Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Air Offensive Japan, Burma-India-China Offensive, Air Combat India Burma, Presidential Unit Citation, WWII Victory Medal.
Service Schools: Armorer School, Buckley Field, Colorado; Armorer School, Lowery Field, Colorado; Central Fire Control School, Lowery Field, CO
MOS: CFC, Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: S/Sgt.
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Transferred from the 58th: September, 1945
Date Discharged: November 17, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Pipe Fitter, Steam Fitter
Thoughts About the 58th: When you are 20 years old you are easily impressed. With an airplane like the B-29, it is easily done.
Comments: We lost SISTER SUE in China. Nine of us made it out, two didn't.
Mr. Brown died on April 12, 2015.

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