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Rovero, Aldo J.

Date of birth:
December 2nd, 1923 (Torrington-Litchfield County/Connecticut, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Aldo J. Rovero entered active service on December 24th, 1943 as a Navigator. He was honorably discharged on August 8th, 1947 as Major with 2nd Air Transport Group.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 384th Bombardment Group, 41st Combat Bombardment Wing, 1st Bombardment Division, U.S. Army Air Force
Action:
Received for service as B-17 Navigator, March 1944 - June 1945.
Details:
General Orders No. 271, 1 AD.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 384th Bombardment Group, 41st Combat Bombardment Wing, 1st Bombardment Division, U.S. Army Air Force
Details:
Second Air Medal received in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Air Medal.
Air Medal (AM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Third Air Medal received in the form of a second bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Air Medal.
Air Medal (AM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Fourth Air Medal received in the form of a third bronze oak leave cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Air Medal.
Air Medal (AM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Fifth Air Medal received in the form of a fourth oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Air Medal.
Air Medal (AM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Received with five bronze campaign stars for "AIR OFFENSIVE EUROPE", "NORMANDY", "NORTHERN FRANCE", "RHINELAND" and "ARDENNES".
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal

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