Born Los Angeles, CA 1921 Designer on Lockheed P-38 prior to enlistment. Flew 35 combat missions as navigator of B-17 based in Glatton, England. Returned to USA residing San Francisco, CA. Owned Hi-FI store and electronics firm there. Called back for Korean War due to active reserve membership. Spent duration of war training radar operators at various US bases. Contractor to NORAD on DEW Line project travel to Greenland.
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The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...