Right Waist Gunner on the Memphis Belle. SSgt. Casimer A. "Tony" Nastal entered military service in 1941 and would serve on different bomber crews before eventually being assigned to the B-17, the Memphis Belle, replacing E. Scott Miller as the right waist gunner. He would be the plane's youngest crew member at the age of 19. The Memphis Belle and her crew would ultimately become the first to fly all of it's required twenty-five missions in the European theater of World War Two, twenty-five being the number to be sent back to the United States. Her last mission was flown on May 17, 1943. Nastal would only fly one mission with the Memphis Belle, however because he had previously flown 24 other missions, he was sent home along with the rest of the crew. After a brief tour, he returned to the war to fly another 55 missions.
Cause of Death: Heart Failure
Burial: Unknown Specifically: Burial possible in Arizona