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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Marvin C. Peek
 
Marvin C. Peek
Marvin C. Peek
 
 
Recent Address:   6225 Brentwood Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76112
 
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Family Information:   Parents: Harry and Doris; Wife: Virginia.
 
Hometown:   Huron, SD
 
Date Entered Service:   February 23, 1942
 
Service Number:   17043658
 
Bomb Group:   444th Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   678th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   Tucson, AZ; 1943
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:   11
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Burma Campaign, China Campaign, Air Offensive Japan, Palembang, Sumatra Air Offensive, EAME Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation
 
Service Schools Attended:   A/M School - Dallas, TX 1942; B-29 School - Seattle, WA 1942-43;
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Ground Crew Chief - Adv. Base A-3 in China,
 
Rank Upon Discharge:    
 
Crew Type:   Ground Crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   Adv. Base China - we worked on all 444th Group
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   August 10, 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   November, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Sales Supervisor -- Singer Company
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
Great bunch of guys. Sorry engines on B-29 kept us busy changing them. Bombed four times by Japanese at A3 Advance base. Hotter than hell in India -- snow in China, 6-hour flight. Made me a great citizen of U.S.A. 81 years old (6/6/21) -- doing good.
 
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Marvin Peek, Dallas, August, 1942
Marvin Peek, Dallas, August, 1942.
 

 


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