UPL 18173


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A medal award ceremony at Bottisham, Cambridgeshire 1944. Brig. General Jesse Auton awarding an Air Medal to Lt. William J. Sykes who became leading ace of the 361st Fighter Group. Museum object reference no. BAM_0241


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 65th Fighter Wing Headquarters (65th Fighter Wing)
  • Service Numbers: O-17938
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Commanding General
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 361st Fighter Group 376th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-793027
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot


Date: 15 Oct 2015 14:12:06
ContributorK Flynn
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