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John K. Schaefer
 
John Schaefer, 1943
John Schaefer, 1943
 
 
Recent Address:   2188 S. State Road, Davison, MI 48423
 
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Family Information:   Parents: Harold and Elizabeth; Wife: Leila; Children: John, Nancy
 
Hometown:   Fenton, MI
 
Date Entered Service:   February 23, 1943
 
Service Number:   O-771810
 
Bomb Group:   468th BG
 
Squadron:   794th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   Kraragpur, India
 
Missions Flown:   1
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:   Omura
 
Awards/Decorations:    
 
Service Schools Attended:   Pre-flight, Primary, Basic, Advanced, B-17 & B-29 1943 - 1944
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   2nd Lt.
 
Crew Type:    
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   Yes
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   September 4, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Owned and operated an Office Supply business.
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
It was a job that had to be done.
 
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John Schaefer, 2001
John Schaefer, 2001
 

 


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