MEDALS & AWARDS

Missions 1 to 10            Missions 11 to 20            Missions 21 to 30        Missions 31 to 40          Missions 41 to 50            Missions 51 to 60        Missions 71 to 80

Mission 61: Brasov, Romania, 6 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

0

42 (18)

36

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Mission 62: Bucharest, Romania, 7 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

0

47 (14)

16

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Mission 63: Wiener-Neustadt, Austria, 10 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

0

23 (5)

8

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Mission 64: Piombino, Italy, 12 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Mission 65: Cesena, Italy, 13 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Mission 66: Ferrera, Italy, 15 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Mission 67: Rimini, Italy, 19 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Mission 68: Avezzeno, Italy, 22 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Air Medal awarded to 2nd Lt. Kevin Shirley, Bombardier, 317th Bomb Squadron, 88th Bombardment Group (Heavy), aircraft 43-7218, Tallest Crow, for Meritorious Achievement while participating in aerial flight on 22 May 1944.  Lt. Shirley's bomb run resulted in 92% of his bombs hitting within 1000 feet of the Impact Point, causing substantial damage to the enemy's marshalling yards which prevented the transport of supplies to the front lines and hindering his ability to wage war.  His skill and expertise are in keeping with the best traditions of the Army Air Corps."

Mission 69: Wiener-Neustadt, Austria, 24 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

1

51 (29)

1

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

Air Medal awarded to 1st Lt. Jason Pipes, Bombardier, 399th Bomb Squadron, 88th Bombardment Group (Heavy), aircraft 43-7267, Lauralee II, for Meritorious Achievement while participating in aerial flight on 24 May 1944 during a mission to Wiener-Neustadt, Austria.  Lt. Pipes' bomb run resulted in 98% of his bombs hitting within 1000 feet of the Impact Point, causing substantial damage to the enemy's aircraft production facilities which prevented the manufacture of enemy aircraft and hindering his ability to wage war.  His skill and expertise are in keeping with the best traditions of the Army Air Corps.

Mission 70: St. Etienne, France, 27 May 1944

Medal of Honor

Distinguished Service Cross

Silver Star

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal

Purple Heart

POW

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Numbers in parentheses are posthumous awards.

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