Harry E. Trask

Harry Trask - July 1943
Harry Trask - July 1943
Recent Address: 223 High Street, Lot 5C, South Paris, ME 94281
E-mail Address: harry_trask@yahoo.com
Family Info: Parents: Harry E. and Myrtle Y.; Wife: Claralyn P.
Hometown: East Wilton, ME
Date Entered Service: August 8, 1941
Service Number: 31044936/0738901
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 677th
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Great Bend, KS; November 27, 1943
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions: 22
Targets: Siam, Japan, China, Manchuria, Formosa, Burma, Malay States, Indochina
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, 4 Battle Stars, 2 Distinguished Unit Citations
Service Schools: Medics - Camp Grant, IL Sep 1941; Primary Flight - Hemet, CA Apr 1942; Navigation - Mather Field, CA Oct 1942
MOS: MOS 1034-Navigator, MOS 1035-Bombardier
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63422 Little Mike
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Date Transferred from the 58th: July 31, 1945
Date Discharged: November 13, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): School Teacher, Clergyman
Thoughts About the 58th: Very proud to have served with the first B-29s to go overseas in India, China, and Tinian.
Comments:
Delighted that I was a part of it, but would not want to do it again.
Mr. Trask passed away January 10, 2012.
Harry Trask - June 2001
Harry Trask - June 2001

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