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Colonel Bird had awarded medals to some of the members of our Group on this afternoon.  The Distinguished Flying Cross was one of the medals that was among those presented to some of our men. Colonel Byrd


Can you identify any of the officers (standing) in the back row
or any of the men (squatting) in the front row?


Colonel Bird is in the front row on the far left.

John Gottschalk (776th) is in the back row, third from the left.

Lester W. "Smoky" Halonen (779th) is in the front row, third from the left.