John Spencer HardyMilitary
In July 1942 General Hardy moved to England with the Eighth Air Force and served as chief of operations during 1943. For his work during this period of massive airpower buildup in England, General Hardy received the Distinguished Service Medal. With his assignment in January 1944 as chief of operations for the Army Air Forces in the Mediterranean, he participated in the planning for air offensives against Southern Europe, the Balkans, and the Allied landings in Southern France in August 1944.
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / relative,