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Photo of Sgt. Lyle D. Waite in uniform holding slate with name

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Herald and Review Library: Waite, Sgt. Lyle D., Article on back of photo; "Wins Air Medal; The Air Medal has been awarded Sgt. Lyle D. Waite, son of Harry Waite, 1844 North Broadway, for 'meritorious achievement in aerial combat,' according to word…

Photo of Major Dale Shaffer in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Shaffer, Major Dale L.; Article on back of photo; "Dale L. Shaffer, 23-year old Eighth Army pilot who has made 23 bombing raids over Europe, was recently promoted to the rank of major and is now base operations officer at…

Photo of Tech. Sgt. Eugene Schwartz in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Schwartz, Tech. Sgt. Eugene; Article on back of photo; "By James R. Scott of the Herald-Review Staff; Veteran of 25 bombing raids over t he North European theater, Tech. Sgt. Eugene Schwartz of Bethany believes that only an…

Photo of Robert D. Rutledge in uniform in front of airplane

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Herald and Review Library: Rutledge, Lt. Robert D, Article on back of photo; "First Lieut. Robert D. Rutledge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thelo Rutledge, 845 North Main, recently completed 35 operational missions as navigator of a Liberator bomber,…

Photo of 1st Lt. Dale J. Metzinger in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Metzinger, 1st Lt. Dale J., Article on back of photo; "First Lt. Dale J. Metzinger, whose wife Mrs. Marcia J. Metzinger lives at 318 South Monroe street, has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for participation in…

Photo of Staff Sgt. Richard I. Lake in uniform sitting on gun turret

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Herald and Review Library: Lake, S/Sgt. Richard I, Article on back of photo; "Staff Sgt. Richard I. Lake, 613 West Union street, has completed 40 bombing missions as a top turret gunner aboard a Liberator of the 15th Army air force in Italy. With…

Photo of Sgt. Bert Jordan, Jr. in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Jordan, Sgt. Bert, Jr., Article on back of photo: "Sergeant Jordan is the son of Mrs. Bert McCarty, rural route 6. He has been in the service since November, 1940, and holds the D.F.C. Asiatic Campaign medal, the Air medal…

Photo of 1st Lt. Louis E. Higgins in flight uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Higgins, 1st Lt. Louis E., Article on back of photo: "Already a veteran of sixteen months overseas service in the Southwest Pacific area with the 5th A.A.F., and holder of the Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster, and Purple…

Photo of Clifford M. Grant in civilian clothes

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Grant, Clifford M. in civilian clothes; Written on back of photo; "Clifford Grant, son of Mrs. Emma Grant, 1426 North Illinois street, employed by Aristrocrat Wallpaper Co. prior to entry into service, awarded air…

Photo of Staff Sgt. John W. Elben by the "Glittering Girl" plane

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WWII - Herald and Review Library; Elben, John W., 10/4/1944. Article on back of photo: "Fifteenth Army Air force in Italy, Oct 4 (Special) - Staff Sgt. John W. Elben, 19, Shelbyville, aerial gunner of a B-17, recently flew his 50th long-range mission…