35 combat missions over Europe as Pilot of B-17 'Lucky 13. ' Required to make forced landing at an advanced fighter base near Antwerp, Belgium with 2 engines out on January 18, 1945. Three missions to Berlin.
DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster
Units served with
After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...
||21 June 1923