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Altman, Dory, Ivan, "Danny" Jr. (USAAF)

Date of birth:
October 24th, 1921 (Sanford/Florida, United States)
Date of death:
November 26th, 1998 (Paris, Henry County, Tennessee, USA)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky and from Stetson University in Florida. Had 2 brothers who also served during WW2 in the Army Air Corp.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Citation:
" . . . ..extraordinary achievement while serving as right waist gunner on numerous bombardment missions against enemy in . . . over German occupied Continental Europe. Sergeant Altman . . fearlessly repelled numerous hostile fighter attacks . . , excellent marksmanship, thereby assuring the safety of . . . to duty while engaged in aerial combat on all these missions are in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Army Air Forces."
This citation was half-burned but with that what was left, an attempt has been made.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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