Tama County

Lt. Victor Adamek



Victor Adamek was graduated Saturday from a flying field of the U. S. army air forces, given his silver wings and commissioned as an officer in the army air force and ready to bring on more headaches for the Axis.

Commissioned as second lieutenant was: Victor W. Adamek, Traer, Ellington Field, Texas.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, June 29, 1943 (photo included)

Adamek, Victor Walter
Pasadena, CA
Serial No: (19063549) 0-684213
Born: Sept. 8, 1920
Parents: Steve and Julia Adamek
Entered Army: Dec. 16, 1941, Coast Artillery, Air Corps.
Training in US: Camp Callan, CA; San Antonio, TX; Uvalde, TX; San Angelo, TX; Houston, TX; Liberal, KS
Discharged: Fort Devens, MA
Rating: 1st Lt.
Months in Service: In US, 48
Instructor Pilot at Pueblo AAB, Biggs Field, El Paso, TX; Davis Monthan AAB, Tucson, AZ; Westover Field, MS
Present Occupation: Meat cutter

Source: Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA - collected by the Legion about 1949. (photos included)