John E. Long

Recent Address: 1540 23rd Avenue, P. O. Box 407, Avon, IL 61415
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Family Info: Wife: Barbara; Children: Jacqueline, John Jr.
Hometown: Aron, IL
Date Entered Service: 1941
Service Number: O-804189
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 676th
Location of Unit: Tucson, AZ February 1945
Missions Flown: 12
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Targets: Japan
Awards: Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster; Letter of Commendation for missions flown to Japan; Certificate of Appreciation for war service from Gen. Arnold; Commendation for mission in which handled hazardous situation of engine failure in 1943 from Col. Parsons Commanding Officer of Marianas AAF, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 1 Battle Star
Service Schools: Primary Training Sep 1942; Basic Training Feb 1943; Advanced Single Engine Apr-May 1943
MOS: Flight Instructor-Advanced Single Engine Fighters, Commander B-29
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24720 Fu-Kemal-Tu
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