398th Bomb Group Silver Star Awards List

Sorted by Award Date

As follows is our latest on-line 398th Bomb Group Silver Star Awards List. The list was last updated May 22, 2008.

There are three known 398th Silver Star recipients. One of the three listed received his Silver Star while with the 398th, but it was for service while with the 97th BG.

See also:

  1. 398th Individual Awards - an index to all 398th Individual Awards
  2. 398th Bomb Group Silver Star Citation List - transcripts of some 398th Silver Star citations

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 Bomb Group Silver Star Awards
(Sorted by Award Date)
  Rank First Name Last Name Squadron Award Date Citation on Web Page Notes
1 Captain Meyer C. Wagner 603rd 8/8/1944 Yes Low Altitude "milk run" over Segrie Fountaine
2 1st Lt. Lawrence M. DeLancey 601st 10/15/1944 "Nose Blown" mission to Cologne
3 1st Lt. Marvin Laufer 602nd N/A *** Silver Star won while serving with 15th AF/97th BG in Italy, award presented by Col. F.P. Hunter at Station131