Louis Swinger

1st Lt Louis W Swinger was assigned to the 301st BG 32nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Bombardier.

Louis W Swinger passed away February 14, 2014.


Awarded the DFC for his skill, heroism and leadership on a mission July 4, 1944 to Brasov, Romania - Oil Refineries


Rows L to R
Front #3  S/Sgt Arza Webb
Back  #5  1st Lt. Louis Swinger
Back  #2  1st Lt. Robert J. McManaman - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Rows L to R Front #3 S/Sgt Arza Webb Back #5 1st Lt. Louis Swinger Back #2 1st Lt. Robert J. McManaman

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

2nd Lt

452

05/14/1944

AM

Air Medal (AM)

2nd Lt

1165

06/19/1944

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2nd Lt

1166

06/19/1944

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt.

 

07/27/1944

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

2398

08/08/1944

DFC

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)


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