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Charles P. "Chuck" Bednarik (Waist Gunner/Pro Football Player)

Discussion in '467th BG - Rackheath' started by B-24 Best Web, Jul 21, 2017.

  1. B-24 Best Web

    B-24 Best Web Member

    Just found out that Charles P. "Chuck" Bednarik (Waist Gunner/Pro Football Player) was in the 467th BG/788th BS. Any other info on him? His pilot (in training) was Bernard R. Jones.
    http://www.b24bestweb.com/093-v2.htm

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    RSwank Well-Known Member

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  4. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Daniel,some articles. He flew 30 missions over Europe.
     

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  5. B-24 Best Web

    B-24 Best Web Member

    Just received this:
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  7. 25Kingman49

    25Kingman49 Well-Known Member

    Charles Philip "Chuck" Bednarik entered military service 9 August 1943 at Allentown, PA., ASN: 33830150 (not found in the NARA database). Deployment overseas 12 July 1944 to 22 May 1945. Separated from active service 11 October 1945.

    Charles P Bednarik veterans compensation application 1950
    Charles P Bednarik, ASN 33830150, PA Vet Comp App 1950.jpg

    Charles Philip Bednarik, Selective Service card (front)
    Charles Philip Bednarik, Selective Service card (front).jpg
    Charles Philip Bednarik, Selective Service card (back)
    Charles Philip Bednarik, Selective Service card (back).jpg
     
  8. B-24 Best Web

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  9. B-24 Best Web

    B-24 Best Web Member

    Pretty sure that's his AAF photo (next to the "Bust" of him!)
    Eagles Mourn Passing Of Chuck Bednarik philadelphiaeagles.com.jpg
     
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