Medal of Honor – Lt. William Lawley, Jr.

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT– On February 20, 1944, Lieutenant William Lawley emergency landed his B-17 despite his own serious life-threatening injuries, saving injured crew members. William “Bill” Robert Lawley, Jr. was born in…

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Medal of Honor – SSGT Archibald Mathies

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT– On February 20, 1944 SSGT Archibald Mathies was killed in action. Staff Sgt. Archibald Mathies was an airplane mechanic-gunner and flight engineer during World War ll, and also the…

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Big Week Missions

Big Week Missions February 20– 25, 1944 For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action above and beyond the call of duty during Big Week on February 20, 1944, three members of the…

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