September 14, 1951

1951: MEDAL OF HONOR. Capt John S. Walmsley, Jr., dies while illuminating an enemy supply train with his searchlight-equipped B-26 Invader. After stopping the train with bombs, Walmsley repeatedly passes over the train to guide other aircraft to the target. For his actions, he receives the Medal of Honor. Citation: https://www.cmohs.org/recipients/john-s-walmsley-jr

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