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Staff Sergeant "Miltie" J. Kent Milton

Squadron: 403

Position: armor gunner, photographer. Million Dollar Baby, Flamin'Mamie (the one that didn't want to take off)

Served: 1943-44 -- Port Moresby, Dobodura, Wewak

Originally from: Pennsylvania -- drafted

Training: Denver, Pocatella, Boise, Idaho

Citations/Medals: air medals - 3, numerous battle stars

Number of Missions: 57

Description of Missions:
Port Moresby -- Dobodura -- bombed Wewak, Hollandia, Rabaul, recon missions. Rabaul mission flew with Gen. Kenney as part of his crew.

Funniest or most fun memory of the war:
bawled out General Kenney -- who was in khakis w. no insignia. After a while I asked him his name and he said, Gen. Kenney. Not much you can do about it, son."

Any odd or strange memories from the war:
Komodo dragons. 43rd had the best outhouse in Pacific

Where I was and how I celebrated when I learned the warwas over:
Was in Denver, Lowry Field, coming from camp into town. Went out on the town with my wife.

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