Peter Kleist

2nd Lt Peter L Kleist was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Bombardier.

Peter is seen in this picture petting Adolph the mascot. Sgt Sweeney 
(gunner) and Adolph where featured on the cover of YANK magazine 
July 7, 1944. Adolph returned to the states with Sweeney. Another crewman, John W. Terrell is standing 3rd from the right. 
Bachelors

Peter is seen in this picture petting Adolph the mascot. Sgt Sweeney (gunner) and Adolph where featured on the cover of YANK magazine July 7, 1944. Adolph returned to the states with Sweeney. Another crewman, John W. Terrell is standing 3rd from the right. Bachelors" DELIGHT may lay claim to the most missions completed at 123.

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

2nd Lt

123

03/11/1944

AM

Air Medal (AM)

2nd Lt

123

03/11/1944

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2nd Lt

446

05/14/1944

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2nd Lt

447

05/14/1944

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2nd Lt

732

05/30/1944

AM/4OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2nd Lt

1161

06/19/1944

AM/5OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

1617

07/06/1944

AM/6OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2/25/1944 PUC
3/11/1944 15th AAF General Order #123 Air Medal
3/11/1944 15th AAF General Order #123 AM/OLC
5/14/1944 15th AAF General Order #446 AM/2OLC
5/14/1944 15th AAF General Order #447 AM/3OLC
5/30/1944 15th AAF General Order #732 AM/4OLC
6/19/44 15th AAF General Order #1161 AM/5OLC

Personal Album of Peter Kleist


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