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George A Seymour Jr


Was stationed at Kadena from Oct '45 as a ground crew member for B-29's Primary assignment for the planes was mapping Formosa and the mainland of China which I think was a secret at the time. the eighth went in July '45 and left in Aug '46 I also wrangled my way to Special Services and later I & E Duties. I edited the squadron daily newspaper (really a news letter) and managed our small radio station KRW 'the Voice of Kadena, Okinawa' One of my most notable experiences was serving on the Honor Guard for memorial services for war correspondent Ernie Pyle, on the nearby island where he was killed - Ie Shima

Asiatic Pacific Theatrer, Army Occupation Medal & WW II victory Medal


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Born St Michaels, Maryland 4 November 1926


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:45 AAM AAM ingest

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