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

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Robert A. Wheeler
 
Robert Wheeler, India, 1945
Robert Wheeler, India, 1945
 
Recent Address:   701 Broadway, Wheaton, MN 56296
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Parents: Robert and Bonnie: Wife: Helen; Child: Kathie
 
Hometown:   Wheaton, MN
 
Date Entered Service:   January 11, 1940
 
Service Number:   6939767
 
Bomb Group:   462nd Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   768th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   Walker AAB, KS; Fall 1943
 
Missions Flown:   34
 
Hump Missions Flown:   27
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal (3), Distinguished Unit Citations, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 8 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, others
 
Service Schools Attended:   Curtiss Wright Tech. Institute-Glendale, CA Jan-Jul 1941; Embry Riddle-Miami, FL 1942; B-29 School-Denver, CO Sum 1943
 
Military Specialty(ies):    
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   T/Sgt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-6332 Belle Of Baltimore, 42-63480 Dream Girl
 
Were you a POW?   No
If so, where?    
 
Were you interned?   No
If so, where?    
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:    
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
 
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
 
 
Comments:
 

 

Robert Wheeler, March, 2001
Robert Wheeler, March, 2001

 


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