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Sidney S. Schneider

Bomb Disposal Tinian Island

Wendover, UT
Manhattan Project VeteranMilitary Veteran
Group photo of the 1027th Air Material Squadron. Schneider is pictured in the 5th row, 3rd from the right.

Sidney Schneider was an aerial gunner and worked in bomb disposal with the 1027th Air Material Squadron in the 509th Composite Group. Schneider served with the 509th from 1943 to 1945, transferring with the unit from Wendover, Utah to Tinian Island in the Pacific. His primary repsponsibilities were setting fuses, office clerk, bomb disposal, and aerial gunner.

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