January 11, 1944

 

1944:    MEDAL OF HONOR. For valorous service this date, Lt Col James H. Howard receives the medal. He becomes the lone fighter pilot to receive the Medal in the European theater. The Medal is presented by General Carl A. Spaatz.

Fact Sheet: http://www.afhistory.af.mil/FAQs/Fact-Sheets/Article/639627/lt-col-james-h-howard.aspx

 

 

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