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Joseph Louis Curreri


Inducted: 29 January 1942 - Camp Upton, New York
Discharged: 1 October 1945 - Fort Dix, New Jersey (Service: 3 years 8 months 3 days)

Decorations and Citations:

Distinguished Unit Badge with one oak leaf cluster (for second award)

Good Conduct Medal

Croix de Guerre Avec Palm dtd 19 May 1945 (Croix de Guerre - War Cross with Palm - noting second award)

World War II Victory Medal
European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with 9 battle stars (1 silver 4 bronze)

Battles: Central Europe, Southern France, Naples Foggia, Tunisia, North Apennies, Rhineland, Rome-Arno, Sicily

Service in USA: 11 months 27 days
Foreign Service: 2 years 8 months 6 days


Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 17th Bomb Group

    17th Bomb Group

    In addition to the above history, the 17th BG provided the crews for the Doolittle Raid on Japan in 1942

  • 95th Bomb Squadron


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Date Contributor Update
23 June 2018 13:12:06 curreri Changes to biography and awards

Original records

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2018 19:18:59 curreri Changes to service number and biography

Original service records

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2018 17:55:41 curreri Changes to unit associations

Family Information

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2018 17:52:17 curreri Changes to media associations

Family Collection

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2018 17:12:06 curreri Changes to middlename, nickname, service number, highest rank, role and awards

Service Records provided by his grandson.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:23 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia