Woodbury County

S/Sgt. Jesse J. Helahan




Jesse J. Helahan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Helahan, 3311 Indiana avenue, has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant, according to information received here.  He is an armorer gunner on a Flying Fortress and is a member of the Fortress group which led the first American bombing attack on targets in Berlin, and which was cited by the President for its outstanding bombing assaults on railroad yards at Muenster, Germany, in October, 1943.

Source: Sioux City Journal, March 31, 1945