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"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."



  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    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...


  • Oliver Germann

    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. ...


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20 January 2021 10:35:16 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations