Dunn, William Robert, Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 406th Fighter Group
Service Years
1943 - 1973
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Last Address
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Date of Passing
Feb 14, 1995
 
Location of Interment
Fort Logan National Cemetery - Denver, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION 8, SITE 425

 Official Badges 

Commander Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Air Ace

American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces Association
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was only officially credited with 6 air victories but he claimed 8.5 in the air, plus 4 more unconfirmed, 3 probables, 4 damaged, and 12 more destroyed on the ground.
He was also awarded British medals: France and Germany Star, 1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Maple Leaf clasp, and War Medal 1939-1945.
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=785
http://www.cieldegloire.com/sq_raf_071.php
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_406.php
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=606493
http://acesofww2.com/USA/aces/dunn/
   
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Aviator (Senior)


 
 Unit Assignments
US Army (USA)53rd Fighter Group513th Fighter Squadron
  1934-1935, US Army (USA)
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 53rd Fighter Group
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 513th Fighter Squadron
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 406th Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Command and General Staff College
  1944-1945, Command and General Staff College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
Supermarine Spitfire  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  
  1941-1941, Supermarine Spitfire
  1943-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
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