Arnold Gantz

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Hometown: New York, NY
Date Entered Service: October 20, 1942
Service Number: 12156249
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Squadron: 769th
Location of Unit: Walker Army Airfield, Victoria, Kansas, winter 1943
Missions Flown: Enough - hard to remember
Hump Missions: Can't remember
Targets: Mukden, Omura, Rangoon, Dutch East Indies, Singapore
Awards: Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal, China-Burma-India Ribbon
Service Schools: Airplane engine mechanic-- Biloxi, MS 1943
MOS: MOS 611-Aerial Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Corporal
Crew Type: Flight and Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6305 Starduster
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Date Discharged: November 7, 1945
Post WWII Service: 105th Air National Guard, 137th Military Airlift Squad, Loadmaster on the C97 transport aircraft.
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Railroad Locomotive Engineer
Thoughts About the 58th: >I was young and dedicated to do my share in combating this country's enemies. It was exciting work.
Comments: Mr. Gantz passed away October 5, 2009.

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