History Quiz - week of Nov. 20
By Randy Saunders , 50th Space Wing historian
/ Published November 17, 2014
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's answer:
On November 7, 1945, the 50th Fighter (now Operations) Group inactivated at what airfield? The group inactivated at La Junta Army Air Field, Colorado.
This week's question:
This pilot had 8 MiG victories in the Korean War. In 1953 he was assigned to the 50th Fighter-Bomber Wing, 81st Fighter-Bomber Squadron, and played a primary role in moving the wing's F-86 aircraft to Hahn AB, Germany. Later he led the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron in combat operations in Vietnam. He was shot down in his F-105D Thunderchief and spent seven years as a prisoner of war. He is one of only four airmen to receive multiple awards of the Air Force Cross. He is?
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