exceptionally meritorious achievement while participating in
sustained bomber combat operations over enemy occupied Continental
Europe. The courage, coolness and skill displayed by these
Officers and Enlisted Men in these occasions reflect great credit
upon themselves and the Armed Forces of the United States.
July 30, 1944, 1st Bombardment Division, 306th Bombardment Group, by
command of Major General Williams: Bartlett Beaman, Brigadier
General, U.S. Army, Chief of Staff.