William Vanderlugt

William Vanderlugt, 1942
William Vanderlugt, 1942
Recent Address: 811 College Avenue, Redlands, CA 92374
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Family Info: Wife: Kathryn
Hometown: Sheboygan, WI
Date Entered Service: Mar 17, 1942
Service Number: 16049922
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 794th
Location of Unit: Salina, KS; September 1943
Missions Flown: 1
Hump Missions: 16
Targets: Anshan
Awards: Air Medal, Bronze Star, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Freedom Medal
Service Schools: Aircraft and Engine Mechanics; Jun, 1942
MOS: MOS 750-Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Rank Upon Discharge: M/Sgt
Crew Type: Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6409 The Uninvited, 44-69660 My Gal Sal
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Date Discharged: October 17, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Auto Mechanic, Jet Engine Repair, Rocket Engine Overhaul,. U. S. Postal Service
Thoughts About the 58th: I am proud of the fact that I was a part of the 58th Bomb Wing -- the first B-29 organization to go overseas to bomb Japan and other targets from India and China, and also that later I was on Tinian from which the Atomic Bomb was delivered.
William Vanderlugt, 1998
William Vanderlugt, 1998

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