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N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Howard T. Andreoni
 
Howard Andreoni, 1945
Howard Andreoni, 1945
 
Recent Address:  
117 W Carey St., Plains, PA 18705-1327
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Parents: Noe and Louise
 
Hometown:   Plains, PA
 
Date Entered Service:   September 18, 1939
 
Service Number:   6995311, 0550642
 
Bomb Group:   468th
 
Squadron:   793rd
 
Location of Unit:  
Smokey Hill AFB Salina, KS (August, 1943)
 
Missions Flown:   32 credited
 
Hump Missions Flown:   17 round trips
 
Targets:  
Yawata, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Rangoon, Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Takamatsu
 
Awards/Decorations:  
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 OLC, Vietnam Service Medal
 
Service Schools Attended:  
B-17 1943; B-29 Maintenance Mar. 1943; B-29 Flight Engineer Aug. 1943
 
Military Specialty(ies):  
Crew Chief B-17, Flight Engineer B-29
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   1st Lt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:  
42-6265 Raiden Maiden, 42-6333 Camel Caravan, 42-63415 Jolly Roger
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   September 1, 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   December 1, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:
Reenlisted March 1946
Served in Libya - Tripoli - 1953-1955 (Korean War)
Ubon, Thailand - 1965-1966
Retired - July 1, 1966
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
U. S. Postal Service - 1968-1981; Retired 1981
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
My main thought about being in the 58th was how I can stay alive. My last mission was flown on Aug 14, 5 days after Nagasaki and Hiroshima were atom bombed.

My daily activities during my tour was associated with the 468th Bomb Group. Therefore I bonded with the 468th. I never saw members of the other groups which comprised the 58th Wing.
 
Comments:
Mr. Andreoni passed away November 8, 2009 and is buried at the Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming, PA.

 

 

Howard Andreoni, 1986
Howard Andreoni, 1986

 

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