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Evert Eugene Swanson
Evert Swanson, WWII
Evert Swanson, WWII
Recent Address: Kane, PA
Family Information: Parents: Oscar and Ruth; Wife: Hazel; Children: Linda, William and David
Hometown: West Kane, PA
Date Entered Service:
Service Number:
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 25th
Location of Unit:
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions Flown:
Awards/Decorations: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies): Central Fire Control Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Technical Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight
Airplane Serial No.& Name: Weschler Crew - 42-6344 (Princess Patsy); 42-65233 (Superstitious Aloysius)
Were you a POW?
Were you interned?
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Senior Technician for Tennessee Gas Pipeline
Mr. Evert passed away December 23, 2010 and is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Kane, PA.
Hazel and Evert Swanson
Weschler Crew
Back Row L-R: Maj. George T. Weschler, Aircraft Commander; T/Sgt. Chester Wnuk, Right Gunner; S/Sgt. Everett Swanson, CFC; Sgt. Jarmon, Left Gunner; Sgt. Earl Gehris, Tail Gunner
Front Row L-R: Lt. Frederic Wolkoff, Radar Officer; Capt. Clark Thomas, Navigator; Lt. H.S. Green, Co-pilot; Lt. O'Keefe, Bombardier; Lt. Mann, Flight Engineer
Hazel and Evert Swanson
Hazel and Evert Swanson


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