Alston Smith

Died: Sept. 11, 2010

Springfield

Army, Air Corp., Corporal, From Feb. 1943 to Jan. 1946.

Alston was stationed in Papua New Guinea and ran the airstrips there. The Seabees would go in before he did to dig out the airstrips that he ran. On the airstrips, Alston would handle the C-46 and P-48 planes that ran bombing missions out of Papua New

Guinea.

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