Commanding Officer 44th Bomb Group from 29-Mar-1944 to 15-Aug-1944. Flew 35 combat missions.
Silver Star w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ Air Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC/ Croix de Guerre w/ palm/ Commendation Medal/ Presidential Citation w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster/ European Defense Medal w/ 3 Bronze Stars/ American Defense Medal w/ 1 Bronze Star/ WW II Victory Medal
Military site : airfield
Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...