Citations

398th Bomb Group
DFC and OLC for DFC Citation List

As follows is our latest on-line 398th Bomb Group Distiguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Oak Leaf Cluster for the DFC Citation Lists. The list was last updated May 24, 2008.

Entries are for DFC and OLC for DFC award recipients that have been transcribed from the actual citation.

See also:

  1. 398th Individual Awards - an index to all 398th Individual Awards
  2. 398th Bomb Group Distinguished Flying Cross Awards List
  3. 398th Bomb Group Oak Leaf Cluster to the DFC Awards List

If you have photos of the awards presentation or have citations not listed, or if you are aware of errors in our listing, please contact Jeff Vicha, our 398th Awards Coordinator.

 

398th Distinguished Flying Cross Citation List

  1. Captain Alan A. Arlin: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 24 May 1944 and overall tour, awarded 2 February 1945
  2. S/Sgt. Richard E. Alderson: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 2 March 1945 mission, awarded 29 May 1945
  3. 1st Lt. James B. Dollar: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for a number of missions, awarded 27 July 1944
  4. Cpl. Thomas E. Dougherty: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for overall tour, awarded 16 February 1945
  5. T/Sgt. Leroy Hill: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for overall tour, awarded 4 August 1944
  6. 1st Lt. Merwyn E. Hornshuh: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 20 June 1944, awarded 4 September 1944
  7. Colonel Frank P. Hunter: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for for 15 June 1944 and 1 Aug 1944 missions, award date Unknown
  8. 2nd Lt. Edward C. Jordan: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 6 August 1944 mission, awarded 4 September 1944
  9. 1st Lt. Leroy S. Lassegard: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for overall tour, awarded 9 September 1944
  10. 1st Lt. Saul G. Marias: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 28 Sep 1944 mission, awarded 21 December 1944
  11. T/Sgt. John Menig: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 2 March 1945 mission, awarded 29 May 1945
  12. 2nd Lt. William B. Peirce: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 21 June 1944 mission, awarded 10 August 1944.
  13. 2nd Lt. Paul H. Rich, Jr.: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 22 Oct and 28 Oct 1944 missions, awarded 21 December 1944
  14. S/Sgt. Robert A. Richardson: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 2 March 1945 mission, awarded 29 May 1945
  15. T/Sgt. Charles B. Suchman: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 8 July 1944 mission, awarded 10 August 1944
  16. 1st Lt. Franklin W. Taylor: Award of Distinguished Flying Cross for 21 June 1944 mission, awarded 10 August 1944
  17. S/Sgt. Raymond Vicha: Awards of the Distinguished Flying Cross for overall tour, awarded 29 January 1945

398th Oak Leaf Clusters for the DFC Citation List

  1. 1st Lt. Edward C. Jordan: Award of Oak Leaf Cluster to Distinguished Flying Cross for overall tour, awarded 9 September 1944
  2. 1st Lt. Philip H. Stahlman, Jr.: Award of Oak Leaf Cluster to Distinguished Flying Cross for 15 October 1944, awarded 2 December 1944