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Officer Schuster was born in Poland and came to Milwaukee with his parents in 1929. He attended the Agriculture College at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before joining the Air Force in July, 1943.
Officer Schuster trained as a navigator and was stationed in England. He was present for the D-Day invasion as a navigator on a C-47 cargo plane dropping paratroopers of 101st Airborne division behind Utah beach. He survived Normandy and was killed while resupplying troops of the 101st surrounded at Bastogne aboard a C-47.
Officer Schuster was killed in action over Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge.