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Ira Melvin Slawson



Units served with

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force

    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 47th Bomb Group
  • 97th Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date
Born Hastings, Michigan 10 January 1920
Enlisted Detroit, Michigan 21 August 1941
Died Chula Vista, California 18 March 1993
Buried Riverside National Cemetery 21 March 1993

Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
MA 440


Date Contributor Update
13 February 2021 02:40:20 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations