Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Death of Decorated World War II Pilot

From the Nov. 16, 2013, "Russell E. Morrow, 93, decorated World War II pilot" by Bonnie L. Cook.

Died Nov. 10th. Was on 31 bombing missions in a B-17 in Europe while in the 8th Air Force. Received his flight training at Turner Air Force Base in Georgia. Received an Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters and a Distinguished Flying Cross.

After the war, he was in the Berlin Airllift in 1948 and saw action in the Korean War with the 5th Air Force headquartered in Japan and with the Combat Cargo Command.

After the war, he remained in the Air Force and served at the Pentagon. --GreGen

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