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Biography
Steve Yarema
Steve Yarema, Baton Rouge National Convention 1998
Last Name:
YAREMA
First Name Middle Initial:
STEVEN
Nick Name:
Street:  10622 SEQUOIA DR City & State: SUN CITY, AZ E-Mail:  CHIPPOW@AOL.COM
Zip: 85373 Phone:  (602) 972-9267 Spouse: DORIS M.
Conflict: WW II Service Branch: Air Force Unit: 8 AF
Theater: ETO Where Captured: BREMEN, GERMANY Date Captured: 08/04/44
Camps Held In: STALAG LUFT 3, 7A How Long Interned: 268 days
Liberated / repatriated: liberated Date Liberated: 04/29/45 Age at Capture: 22
Medals Received: AIR MEDAL W/3 OAK LEAF CLUSTERS, PURPLE HEART
Military Job: N/A Company: U.S. AIR FORCE, IBM CORP.
Occupation after War:  N/A

 

Bio:

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.

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