Dwight Olson

1st Lt. Dwight G Olson was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Co-pilot.

Picture taken by 1st Lt. Dwight Olson seconds after
    the aircraft was hit by enemy fire - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Picture taken by 1st Lt. Dwight Olson seconds after the aircraft was hit by enemy fire

Pictures taken by AF--  - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Pictures taken by AF--

The nine survivors - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

The nine survivors

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

2nd Lt

899

02/23/1945

AM

Air Medal (AM)

1st Lt

3168

05/13/1945

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

5/13/1945 General Orders 3168 AM/OLC

Personal Album of Dwight Olson


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