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Lyle B. Latimer receives the Distinguished Flying Cross from General Leon Johnson who was a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

People

  • Leon Johnson

    Military | Brigadier General | Pilot; Commanding Officer
    Superior leadership during the Ploesti raid 1 August 1943 in B-24 #41-23817 'Suzy Q. ' ...

  • Lyle Latimer

    Military | Tail Gunner

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2018 15:56:52 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 26 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.

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