9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Unit Citation For

Extraordinary Heroism


Transcription from USAF Archives (Declassified IAW EO 12958)


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416th BG critical part in trapping German forces in the Falaise Gap between August 6-9, 1944.
Awarded July 25, 1945. (AFHRA)

Unit Citation

See also Letters of Commendation and Battle Participation Awards (Campaigns).

(Declassified IAW EO 12958)
Documents available from the Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA) at Maxwell Air Force Base, AL.