9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Letters Of

Commendation

 

Transcription from USAF Archives (Declassified IAW EO 12958)

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Congratulatory telegram from General Anderson on the Busigny mission, 30 Apr 1944.
Exhibit # 11, Apr 44. (AFHRA)



Letter from Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, head of the Allied Expeditionary Air Force, commended the Ninth Air Force for the best bombing against Europe 10 May 1944.
Exhibit # 1, May 44. (AFHRA)



Letter of Appreciation from King George VI.
Exhibit # 4, Jun 44. (AFHRA)



Congratulatory Messages from Air Chief Marshall T. Leigh-Mallory, Generals B.L. Montgomery, Carl Spaatz and Lewis H. Brereton
Exhibit #1 , Jul 44. (AFHRA)



General Anderson Congratulations TWX on July 14, 1944 Mission # 98 to Bourth, France.
Exhibit # 27, Jul 44. (AFHRA)



Lt. General Lewis H. Brereton Commendation Letter on 18 July 1944 Mission 101, Mantes Gassicourt inland rail bridge.
Exhibit # 28, Jul 44. (AFHRA)



Letter of Appreciation from King George VI.
Exhibit # 31, Aug 44. (AFHRA)



Commendation TWX from General Backus on Oissel bridge Aug 6, 1944 Mission 115 or 116.
Exhibit # 33-A, Aug 44. (AFHRA)



General Anderson Commendation TWX on 19 November, 1944 mission #161 to Merzig.
Exhibit # 5, Nov 44. (AFHRA)



Commendation TWX from Major General Hoyt S. Vandenberg on 14 February 1945 Mission 204 or 205.
Exhibit # 9, Feb 45. (AFHRA)




See also the Distinguished Unit Citation Award 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.