Nathan Patland

Nate Patland, 1945
Nate Patland, 1945
Recent Address: P.O. Box 565, Peoria, AZ 85380-0565
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Family Info: Parents: Sam and Sarah
Hometown: Berrien Springs, MI
Date Entered Service: 1942
Service Number: A0677122
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 677th
Location of Unit: Tinian, Marianas Islands; Jun 8, 1945
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions:
Targets: Tokyo (3), Toyohashi (?), Kawanishi, Tsu (2), Okayama, Chiba, Utsonomiya, Osaka, Toyokawa, Hikari
Awards: Air Medal with Oak leaf Cluster, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Theater Service Medal
Service Schools: Aviation Cadet- Randolph Field, TX 1943; B-17 Training - Hobbs, NM Oct 1943; B-29 Transition - Clovis, NM May 1945
MOS: MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-65268 Airborn
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Date Transferred from the 58th: December 13, 1945
Date Discharged: 1953 Res.
Post WWII Service: U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Reserve
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Manufacturer's Representative
Thoughts About the 58th: It gave me the feeling of doing something very worthwhile. I am proud to have served.
Nate Patland and Stan Simon, Tinian, 1945
Nate Patland and Stan Simon, Tinian, 1945
Nate Patland at 58th Reunion, Norfolk, VA
Nate Patland at 58th Reunion, Norfolk, VA

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