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Admin/Biog History Frank R. Penzenstadler was born in Oshkosh, WI on June 7, 1915, the son of Adeline Penzenstadler. He attended public schools and worked for McMillen Company and Laing & Reeve Bottling Company.
He married Charlotte Bernier in Oshkosh, WI. He entered military service in November 1941 and was trained as an airplane engine mechanic, radio operator and mechanic, and aerial gunner. He was killed in action over the Ascention Islands in the Atlantic Ocean when the ferry bomber he was in crashed on December 15, 1943.
Classification Archives
Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Dates of Accumulation 1942
Abstract Diploma issued to Sergeant Frank R. Penzenstadler, Army Air Force, from Harlingen Army Gunnery School for a course in Aerial Gunners dated October 7, 1942.
Event World War II
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID RG71.21.4
Object Name Diploma
People Penzenstadler, Frank R.
Subjects World War II
United States Army Air Force
European Theater of Operations
North African Campaign
Title Diploma
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