1945 — Italy
Walter was born in 12 July, 1917 in Maine, he entered the Service as a Private on 9 June, 1943. Walter was residing in Somerset County and enlisted in Portland, Maine. AUS - #31323133
Walter had completed college with a post-graduate degree and he was the High School Principal in his home town. Walter was married and had a son Thomas, born in 1943.
Walter was assigned to the AAC and graduated from Bombardier's School in Big Springs, Texas on 28 Oct. 1944, Class of 44-44-B. Officer # 0-2-075-464. He left for Combat on 5 April, 1945, arriving in the MTO on 14 April, 1945 and flew Combat with the 321st Bomb Group, 447th Bomb Squadron, B-25 Mitchells over the Po Valley, Italy, the Balkans and Central European Theatres until the war ended (VE Day).
Information and photo's from his proud son Thomas W (and Janice) Reed.
Barbi Ennis Connolly, 321st Bomb Group Historian in the 57th Bomb Wing.
Walter's Gallery-Album; http://57thbombwing.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=68334
PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com additions? corrections?