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Redhawk Battle Honors: Distinguished Unit Citation
First Lieutenant Edward R. Kirkland, from Coral Gables, Florida, gesturing with hand to unidentified personnel, flew in the 406th Fighter Squadron and had an exciting story to tell after returning to the unit following his shoot down, capture and escape. As seen here, for pilots some things are better explained by hands. (The Story of the 371st Fighter Group in the E.T.O.)

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