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PROFILES

Histories of The Individuals Who Served


Oliver S. Wondrash

World War II  - U. S. Army Air Corps



Tech. Sgt. Oliver Wondrash
February 17, 1923 - November 29, 1976


U.S. Army Air Corps B-24 Liberator


World War II Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters

Distinguished Flying Cross

(1940's news article and photo researched and contributed by: Dean Schaal from his mother's wartime scrapbook)

News Article 1944

Sgt. Wondrash Back
From War In Europe

Special in Press-Gazette

LENA, Wis - Tech. Sgt. Oliver Wondrash returned from the European theater Sept. 20 and is spending a month's furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wondrash. He has been in the service two years, the past seven months of which were spent in England. He has had 35 missions over Europe as an engineer on a B-24 Liberator and was awarded the Air medal, three Oak Leaf clusters and the Distinguished Flying cross. He took part in the D-day invasion, going out on two missions that day, and is one of a group of fliers returned to the states for furlough. He will report at Maim Beach Oct. 15 for further duty.



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