A pilot [ Col Herky Green ] of the 325th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force with his P-51 Mustang. Herschel "Herky" Green (Hickory, Kentucky, July 3, 1920 - Torrance, California, August 16, 2006) was a WW II flying ace in the USAAF. Green was the leading ace of the 15th Air Force downing 18 enemy aircraft and destroying 10 more on the ground. He flew in 1943 and 1944 in the North Africa and Italian campaigns with the 325th Fighter Group. By the end of 1944, he had flown 100 missions and received the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart, Air Medal with 25 Oak Leaf Clusters, Silver Star and two Distinguished Flying Crosses.
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- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: 325th Fighter Group 317th Fighter Squadron
- Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
- Role/Job: Fighter Pilot - Squadron Commander