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Azat, Joseph Girard

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Joseph Girard Azat.

Unit/Placed in, 58th Fighter Squadron, 33rd Fighter Group.


Joseph is born approx. on 27 March 1927 in Wilkes- Barre, Pennsylvania.

Father, Joseph Azat.

Born in Italy.

Mother, Angela Azat.

Sister(s), Anne Azat.


Joseph enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 0-820195.


Joseph was KIA when there was nothing heard over radio or else (probably bad weather) on 5 Oct. 1944,  he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Joseph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/33rd_Fighter_Group.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

58th Fighter Squadron
33th Fighter Group
Republic P-47N Thunderbolt,
Airfield Moran Assam, India (Flying CBI)
The Hump (Flying Asia Country's C(hina)B(urma)I(ndia)
Joseph Girard Azat
His rank second Lieutenant