Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Distinguished Flying Cross award

Submitted by:

LaVone Kay

Location:

e-copy at CAF Red Tail Squadron

About:

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. participated in numerous missions, flying in P-47 Thunderbolts and P-51 Mustangs. He was awarded the Silver Star for a mission in Austria and won the Distinguished Flying Cross for a bomber-escort mission to Munich, Germany in June, 1944.

Read his story at PROFILES OF TUSKEGEE AIRMEN

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Distinguished Flying Cross award
Gen. Benjamin O. Davis pins the Distinguished Flying Cross on his son, Lt. Col. Benjamin Davis, Jr.