9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Battle Participation Awards

Air Offensive, Europe Campaign

 

 

WWII-Medal

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Air Offensive, Europe
General Orders 85, War Department, 10 October 1945


Combat zone - European Theater of Operations exclusive of the land areas of the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Time limitation - 4 July 1942 to 5 June 1944.

The "Air Offensive, Europe" Campaign was originally established by General Orders 89, War Department, 1944.
(WD Pamplet No. 12-6, 1 March 1945, page 11)



General Orders 24, War Department, 4 March 1947, Page 28, Figure 23



AG 200.6 Op, 19 July 1944, "Air Offensive, Europe" Battle Participation Award, 416th BG
(416th History, July 1944, Exhibit 2)


AG 200.6 OpGA, 22 April 1945, Battle Participation Award, 9th Bombarment Division
(Fold3.com WWII ETO Army Records, Image 289093339)

     
General Orders 85, War Department, 10 October 1945, Units Entitled to Battle Credits, Pages 1, 2
(U.S. Army MCoE Library General Orders Collection, "General Orders 1945 copy 2")

     
General Orders 85, War Department, 10 October 1945, Units Entitled to Battle Credits, Pages 4, 5
(U.S. Army MCoE Library General Orders Collection, "General Orders 1945 copy 2")



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