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Walter Randall Green, B-17 pilot. 3rd Bomb Division, 8th Army Air Force. Awarded Air Medal with 5 OLC



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 3rd Air Division

    3rd Air Division

    In December 1944, the 3rd Bomb Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

  • 3rd Bomb Division

    3rd Bomb Division

    The 3rd Bomb Division was Constituted in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.


  • Walter Green

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Walter Randall Green had enlisted as part of the TN National Guard 1st Air Squadron also known as the “Old Hickory Squadron” which was one of the 3 NG Air Service units in the US prior to WWII. It had been a...


Date Contributor Update
05 February 2021 05:38:23 HerstorynHistory Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

Hardcopy photo from family photo collection. Identity confirmed by spouse and children.
Air Medal and OLC information obtained from Air Medal Service card,
Air Medal Decoration Green, Walter R; NARA catalog Record group 64, Award cards 1942-1963, File Unit Air Force Award Cards [Air Medal]: Gray, William C - Greenwood, James A; Card 615 of 1162; (accessed on 4 Feb 2021)