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Col. George A. "Pop" Doersch -359th Fighter Group
10.5 Victories, 2 Damaged - DOUBLE ACE
DECORATIONS
Air Medal with 14 Oak Leaf Clusters Distinguished Flying Cross with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Silver Star
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Air Force Service Award with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters
The Croix de Guerre

Colonel Doersch in front of the English manor where he was staying. His nickname was "Pop" because he was 23 years old.


Logo of the 359th Fighter Group
Colonel Doersch in front of his P-47 Thunderbolt
Colonel Doersch in front of his P-47 Thunderbolt
Below :Lt. McCoskey (r) with Col. George A. "Pop" Doersch (l) after Lt. McCoskey's release from prison camp in 1945.

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