Received: AIR MEDAL W/3 OAK LEAF CLUSTERS, PURPLE HEART
U.S. AIR FORCE, IBM CORP.
after War: N/A
Steve Yarema is a WW II veteran who served with the 8th Air Force in
England. He was 22 years old when he was shot down on Aug. 4, 1944 on a
bomb raid over Bremen, Germany where he was taken prisoner. He was a POW
at Dulag Luft, at Stalag Luft 3, Stalag 7-A, and liberated on April
29th, 1945. Awarded the Air Medal with three clusters, the Purple Heart,
POW Medal, Unit Citations, Victory Medal and others. After the war Steve
served with the United State Air Force for (23 years total) then 17
years with the IBM Corporation. Steve and his wife, Doris,
currently reside in Arizona.