Paul D. Myers

S/Sgt. Paul Myers, 1945
S/Sgt. Paul Myers, 1945
Recent Address: 305 Mitchell, Hot Springs, AR 71913
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Family Info: Parents: Peter and Leta; Sibling: Glenn
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Date Entered Service: October 19, 1942
Service Number: 16147895
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 770th
Location of Unit: Walker AFB, KS 1943
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions: 18.5
Targets: Anshan, Omura, Singapore, Nanking, Bangkok, Cam Rahn Bay, Singapore, Saigon, Rangoon, Kure, Nagoya, Okayama, Takamatsu, Chiba, Sendai, Utsonomiya, Numazu, Fukui, Kobe, Aomori
Awards: Air Medal with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Unit Badge
Service Schools: Philco Radio Corp, Philadelphia, PA Aug 1943; Radio School, Sioux Falls, SD Jul 1943; Radio/Adv. First Aid, Truax Field, WI Sep 1943
Rank Upon Discharge: Staff Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6256 Ramp Tramp, 42-24904 Ramp Tramp II, 42-24801 Phony Express
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Date Transferred from the 58th: August 7, 1945
Date Discharged: November 1, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Retail Jeweler in West Palm Beach, FL, 1950 to 1980
Thoughts About the 58th: I had the good fortune to be able to fly most of the way around this globe, then complete the final leg by boat. I made some very good friends, lost some, and still wonder what may have happened to others. Am happy to say, I am still in contact with several by e-mail, correspondence, telephone and by ham radio.
Comments: I would not have wanted to miss all of those experiences for a million dollars, BUT, would not want to relive them again.
Paul Myers - 2002
Paul Myers - 2002

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