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Stephen  C.  Ananian  
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  Rank, Service
1st Lieutenant O-2,  U.S. Army Air Forces
  Veteran of:
U.S. Army Air Forces 1942-1945
World War II 1942-1945
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Stephen Ananian was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1922, in New York City. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces on December 14, 1942, and entered the Aviation Cadet Program on February 20, 1943. Ananian was commissioned a 2d Lt and awarded his pilot wings on March 12, 1944. After completing flight training, Lt Ananian was assigned to the 505th Fighter Squadron of the 339th Fighter Group in Europe, where he flew the P-51 Mustang. During his 64 combat missions in Europe, he was credited with destroying one Me 262 jet fighter and damaging two others in aerial combat, as well as three aircraft on the ground while strafing enemy airfields. Lt Ananian left active duty on August 8, 1945.

  




 


 

 
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