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Steve W Bialas

Military

Assigned to 18BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Robert Bice

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 18th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37637

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/5/44; Hunter 21/5/44; Grenier 6/6/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-U] Rougham (Azon controlling mothership) 7/6/44; battle damaged Nurnberg 21/2/45 with ?; force landed continent, Sal; transferred 34BG Mendlesham 9/6/45; Returned to the...

Associated Place

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Fullerton, NE 23 December 1918

Son of Stanley Charles and Mary C [Sturek] Bialas.

Enlisted 11 February 1942
Discharged USAAF 15 October 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Fullerton, NE 28 June 2000
Buried Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery, Fullerton, Nance County, NE July 2000

Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery
Fullerton,
Nance County, NE

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2019 18:55:31 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/623530813
https://www.fold3.com/record/68383055-steve-bialas
https://www.fold3.com/record/619668958-steve-bialas-1918
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9203960/steven-w_-bialas

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1996 34th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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