Plymouth County

F/O Joseph F. Krogman



Arriving after Christmas, nevertheless received with thanks, was a handsome Christmas greeting folder for The Bell-Enterprise from A/C Joseph F. Krogman, who is with the air forces, bombardier wing, at Ellington Field, Texas.

Source: The Remsen Bell-Enterprise, January 6, 1944

313th Bombardment Wing, B-29, Base, Tinian –(AP)—Two Iowans have been awarded the oak leaf cluster to the air medal and a third has been awarded the air medal, it has been announced here. The men are assigned to the job of bottling up Japan’s harbors with parachuted mines.

Those awarded the cluster were Lt. W. J. Christie of Ottumwa and Flight Officer Joseph F. Krogman, of Remsen. Flight Officer Richard H. Furman of Webster City won the air medal.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA, July 21, 1945