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Paul Metro

Radar MechanicTinian Island

Wendover, UT
Manhattan Project VeteranMilitary Veteran
Paul Metro poses in front of a ship on Tinian Island

Paul Metro was a member of the 393rd Bomb Squadron in the 509th Composite Group stationed in Wendover, Utah and on Tinian Island in the Pacific. Metro entered the service in early 1943 and completed basic training in at Miami Beach, Florida. In mid-1944. he was assigned to the 393rd Bomb Squardron and shipped to Wendover, Utah. After the war, Metro returned from Tinian Island to Roswell Army Air Force Base in New Mexico. He retired in 1986 from the Continental Insurance Company. 

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