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Yuska, Donald Ernest


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 17:15:56

Yuska, Donald Ernest

Traer, IA

Seerial No: 17043245

Born: Aug 25, 1919

Parents: Frank and Mary Schrier Yuska

Entered Army: Feb 5, 1943, AAF

Training in US: Tulsa, OK; Hendricks Field, Sebring, FL; Chanute Field, Rantoul, IL; Grand Island Air Base, Grand Island, NB

Left for Overseas: Seattle, WA on Nov 29, 1944; arrived Tinian Island on Dec 28, 1944. Assigned 39th Bomb. Sq., 6th Bomb. Grp., 313th Wing, 20th Air Force.

Engagements: Air Offensive Japan, Eastern Mandates, Western Pacific

Medals-Ribbons: Good Conduct, Victory, Air Offensive Japan, Eastern Mandates, Western Pacific

Returned to US: Tinian, Oct 27, 1945; into San Francisco, Nov. 10, 1945

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS on Nov 20, 1945

Rating: Sgt

Months in Service: In US, 34 mos, 4 days; overseas, 11 mos, 12 days

Present Occupation: Farming

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(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)


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