New England Air Museum
Walter S. Fellows


Recent Address:

415 Sassafras Road, Roswell, GA 30076



Family Information:



Columbus, OH

Date Entered Service:


Service Number:


Bomb Group:

40th and 462nd



Location of Unit:

Kansas, CBI & Tinian

Missions Flown:


Hump Missions Flown:





Legion of Merit,Distinguished Flying Cross, 2Air Medal, 5Pilot Wings awarded by Chinese Air Force

Service Schools Attended:


Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft

Rank Upon Discharge:


Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:


Were you a POW?


Were you interned?


Date Transferred from the 58th:


Date Discharged from the 58th:


Post-WWII Military Service:

He was Director of Training for the 58th Bomb when WWII ended.

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Postwar assignments include: guided missile research and development projects with HQ, ARDC. Development of AEC-USAF nuclear propulsion systems and, lastly, special assignment to Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA as Director of Nuclear Rocket Propulsion systems for spacecraft.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:



He retired at Marshall Space Flight Center in 1965 with the rank of Colonel. He wears Command Pilot wings and the Guided Missile badge.


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