James Kaiser

1LT James M Kaiser was assigned to the 376th BG 0th . He was from Youngstown OH

From the current records we have obtained and transcribed, we have not been able to determine which squadron James Kaiser was assigned, therefore the listing is under the Headquarters Section. Additionally, as is often the case for awards that are issued for the soldier/airman who was shotdown, killed or captured, as well as those who had finished their tour of missions and came back to the states, these individuals had been taken off of the squadron records and thus all of their paperwork would be attributed to the headquarters.

The following information on James Kaiser is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on 1LT Kaiser. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to James Kaiser's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

01/01/1943

General Order (GO)* : 1

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 9th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

01/01/1943

General Order (GO)* : 1

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: USAFIME U.S. Arm Forces in the Middle East

Current Rank: 2LT

01/01/1943

General Order (GO)* : 1

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: USAFIME U.S. Arm Forces in the Middle East

Current Rank: 2LT

01/08/1943

General Order (GO)* : 4

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 9th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

01/08/1943

General Order (GO)* : 8

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: HQ Ninth Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

04/02/1943

General Order (GO)* : 53

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

12/01/1944

General Order (GO)* : 570

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 8AF

Current Rank: CAPT

* Documents are of the type/classification of "General Order" for most award documents. The listed documents are GO, General Order unless otherwise stated. For example. Special Orders.

The Issuing Authority is the Command and author of the document.


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