October 5, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – August 28, 2012 (Norwalk, CT)Lived at 12 Cleveland Terrace prior to enlistingEnlisted September 18, 1942B-17 Co-pilot96TH BOMB GROUP, 339TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON Received the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart Medal. Co-pilot of B17G tail #42-40016, aka “The Character”. Shot down over Augsburg, Germany and crashed 30 miles southwest ofContinue reading “SECOND LIEUTENANT JOSEPH WILLIAM KISKA; ARMY AIR FORCE”
December 27, 1919 (Norwalk, CT) – December 9, 2001Enlisted on September 10, 1942Serial Number: 11095117Radio Operator Fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Captured December 16, 1944. POW at Stalag 4B in Germany. Liberated April 28, 1945. Returned to U.S. May 29, 1945. Discharged December 9, 1945.
In honor of POW/MIA Recognition Day, September 18, 2020 (yearly on the 3rd Friday in September), publishing a list of Norwalk’s POWs and MIAs is a fitting tribute. If there are any names missing, please contact the webmaster through the Contact Form or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. POWs PFC David Hughes Blackman, Army, GermanyPFC JohnContinue reading “POW/MIA from Norwalk”