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News clipping of his award and promotion.

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  • Virgil Rose

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-24 #42-40133. Killed in Action (KIA). DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

Aircraft

  • 42-40128 'Ball Of Fire III' / 'War Baby'

    B-24 Liberator
    Veteran of the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid, returning to Libya. Lost on 18 Nov 43, after receiving damage from attacking Me 109s after the Hjeller-Oslo, Norway mission. MACR 2187. A/C landed in Sweden and crew were interned. ...

  • 42-40133

    B-24 Liberator

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2020 19:29:56 LeighRose Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Family photos and clippings saved by the mother of Virgil Rose Jr.

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