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Glen Leroy Slavicek

Born 1 JAN 1931
Died 30 AUG 1952, Killed in Action
Service Branch Air Force
Rank Airman First Class
Rating or Job Crewman on B-29
Unit 344th Bomb Squadron, 98th Bomb Wing
Campaign Korea
Military Citations Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal,  Korea War Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Family Parents: Joseph & Edna Slavicek
Notes Service Number AF19377775
Airman First Class Slavicek was a crew member B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 344th Bomb Squadron, 98th Bomb Wing. On August 30, 1952, while on a bombing mission, the aircraft crashed four miles north of Taegu, South Korea. All twelve crew members perished. His remains were recovered. Airman First Class Slavicek was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Sources Mike Phillips, National Archives