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ONSV21W36

Original U.S. WWII Naval Pilot Three Time Distinguished Flying Cross and Eight Time Air Medal Recipient

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Original Items: One-of-a-kind set. This is a collection of original WWII DFC and Air Medal along with vintage copies of the original citations for an astounding THREE Distinguished Flying Crosses and EIGHT Air Medals. The medals which include the original boxes, and are not engraved.


UNITED STATES PACIFIC FLEET
COMMANDER FIRST CARRIER TASK FORCE

In the name of the President of the 'United. Antes, the Commander FIRST Carrier Task Force, Pacific, presents the GOLD STAR in lieu of a Third DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS to
ENSIGN ROBERT ALLEN CLARK, UNITED STATES NAVAL RESERVE
for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:
"For distinguishing himself by extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flights in operations against the enemy from 16 February 1945 to 19 May 1945* As pilot of a carrier based fighter plane he participated in twenty combat missions in the vicinity of the Tokyo, Kure, and Kyushu areas of Japan, the Nansei Shoto, and the iranpo Shot°. During these flights he performed his assigned duties with courage and determination which were at all times inspiring and in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service,"

THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
WASHINGTON
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the GOLD STAR in lieu of the Eighth Air Medal to
LIEUTENANT ROBERT ALLEN CLARK, UNITED STATES NAVAL RESERVE
for service as set forth in the following
CITATION:
"For meritorious achievement in aerial flight as Pilot of a Jet Fighter Plane in Fighter Squadron EIGHT THREE ONE, Air Group FIFTEEN, during operations against enemy aggressor forces in Korea from J7 January to 16 March 1952. Completing twenty missions during this period, Lieutenant Clark carried out daring attacks against enemy transportation facilities, supply centers, gun positions and lines of communication in the face of hostile antiaircraft fire By his skilled airmanship, courage and loyal devotion to duty throughout, he contributed materially to the success achieved by his squadron in the infliction pf extensive damage on the enemy and upheld the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service ."

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