See Document 1 below for Purple Heart Awarded Posthumously
See Document 2 below for newspaper clipping of Sgt. Vines being MIA/KIA
Sgt. Battle Malone Vines was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Waist Gunner.
Purple Heart Letter PDF
Newspaper Article PDF
Personal Album of Battle Vines
26 July 1944 Shot down on mission to Wiener Neudorf A/C factory, Austria KIA
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