New England Air Museum
Vernon W. Haferman

 

Recent Address:

14659 Sherwood Place, Burnsville, MN 55306

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: William and Nora; Wife: Evelyn; Sibling: Gordon

Hometown:

Prior Lake, MN

Date Entered Service:

October 16, 1942

Service Number:

37317612

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

794th

Location of Unit:

Tinian - 1945

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

Technical AM Mechanical School Dec 1942 - Mar 1943; Aerial Gunnery School May 1943;

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 412-Engine Specialist, Machinist, Automotive,

Rank Upon Discharge:

Corporal

Crew Type:

Ground crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

December, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

January 7, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I am happy I was a part of the 58th Bomb Wing. I built up engines for our B-29.

Comments:

Mr. Haferman passed away June 22, 2004 and is buried at Concord Hill Cemetery, Jordan, MN.

 


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