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Medal of Honor – 2LT. William Metzger

William Metzger enlisted at Toledo, Ohio, Oct. 5, 1942, and served at Camp Perry, Ohio, and Camp Young, Calif., with ordnance battalions before becoming an aviation cadet in March 1943. He trained…

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Medal of Honor – Lt. Donald Gott

Donald Gott joined the Enlisted Reserve Corps as a private at Hartford, Conn. in September 1942, and reported for active duty the following March. He took flight training at fields in California…

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Medal of Honor – 2Lt. Robert Femoyer

Flying from RAF Rattlesden in Suffolk, England, navigator 2nd Lt. Robert E. Femoyer’s actions on November 2, 1944 on a mission to Merseburg, showed the highest level of dedication to his crew. He…

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On this Day: Operation Tidal Wave

On this day in 1943, the Eighth Air Force took part in the Ploesti Raids The need to cripple the German war machine was always the utmost priority for the Allies. The…

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