Alphonse M. Saari

Alphonse M. Saari entered into the Army Air Corps on December 7, 1943, at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Home at entry: Eveleth, Minnesota.

He served as a Sergeant, radio operator, and aerial gunner on B-24 Liberator bombers and later as an Air Transport Command flight dispatcher in the continental U.S.

Mr. Saari was awarded the following: Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, and World War II Victory Medal.

He was honorably discharged on April 11,1945, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Source:  Hometown Heroes: The Saint Louis County World War II Project, 276.

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