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Under the 8th AF, 12th AF, and 15th AF in WWII
Dedicated to B-24 Flight Engineer Staff Sergeant John D. Purvis
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, Commander in Chief
Doolittle Tokyo Raid support; Kwajalein and Maloelap; Battle of Midway; Gudalcanal; 1943 to1945 USS Yorktown Squadron Commander under Adm. John McCain; Iwojima; Okinawa- sinking of Japan’s greatest warship Yamato;