Hubert Glenzer Jr.

Fighter Pilot Returns from Pacific Area
Ensign Hubert Glenzer, Jr., USNR of Owen, has returned from a tour of combat duty in the Pacific, where he flew a fighter plane based on one of the Navy's big aircraft carriers.

Attached to Air Group 20, Ensign Glenzer piloted a Grumman Hellcat. He assisted in shooting down one Japanese plane, helped to sink a destroyer, and damaged enemy shore installations during strikes against the Philippines, Formosa, and French-Indo-China.

The 20-year-old naval officer flew 25 combat missions. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert W. Glenzer and was educated at Owen High School and River Falls Teachers College, where he competed on the football, baseball, and basketball teams. He is married to the former Jean Lois Cattanach of Owen.