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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Charles F. Harlan

 

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Family Information:

Parents: Charles J. & Caroline Harlan; Brother: James P. Harlan (USS New Jersey); Niece: Annie Harlan

Hometown:

Rocky River, OH

Date Entered Service:

 

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

768th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

B-29 # 44-86344 crashed 2 August 1945 in Sakatoichiba, Showa Town, Kimitsu County, Chiba Prefecture on bombing mission #306 to Hachioji City. There was: 1 KIA, 1 resisted Japanese Navy soldiers and was murdered (Charles F. Harlan), 10 POWs were imprisoned in Ofuna POW Camp and returned to the USA after the war.

Hump Missions Flown:

 

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Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1028-Aircraft Observer, Flight Engineer (VHB)

Rank Upon Discharge:

 

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

44-86344 (unnamed)

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

KIA - August 2, 1945

Comments:

Lt. Harlan is buried at Alger Cemetery in Cleveland, OH.

 


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