"S/Sgt Oliver R. Germann of Moran, Wyo., wears the seven decorations he received in one day, following his return to England from a hospital in Africa, where he recovered from wounds received in a raid over Italy. The decorations consist of the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf, the Purple Heart and the Air medal with three oak leaf clusters. England."
The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...
Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1-Aug-43, flying in B-24 Liberator 41-24201.