Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Odie T. Webb, Jr.
 
Recent Address:   195 Weeping Elm, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Parents: Odie and Lela
 
Hometown:   Nashville, TN
 
Date Entered Service:   1943
 
Service Number:   34711467
 
Bomb Group:   468th
 
Squadron:   794th
 
Location of Unit:   Camp Chafee, Biloxi, MS; 1944
 
Missions Flown:   6 or 7 missions
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Presidential Unit Citation, Bronze Star
 
Service Schools Attended:   Howard School Sep 1944; ;
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic,
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Cpl.
 
Crew Type:   Ground crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-65208 Andy's Dandy
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   June, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Carpenter who made it to Construction Supervisor.
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
I had a chance to see "Little Boy," the bomb that changed the world.
 
Comments:
I am now 80 years old and I am glad to see the WWII Memorial in Washington. It's way past time the government recognized the war that changed the world.

 


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