Robert Brown

1st Lt Robert M Brown was assigned to the 459th BG 758th Squadron. He was from Visalia CA

Bob Brown was the co-pilot of Chuck Culpepper's B-24 Crew who arrived in the 758th BS on 9-9-44. Bob flew 35 sorties (50 missions ) to places like Verona, Italy; Munich, Germany; and Linz, Graz, Vienna and Moosbierbaum, Austria. Bob finished his last 3 missions March 25, 26 and 31, 1945 as co-pilot on other crews as the rest of his original Culpepper/ Waltman/ Owen  Crew had already finished up their 35 Sorties (50 Missions) and left the 758th Bomb Squadron.

When he finished up his missions, Bob returned to the U.S. and to the family citrus growing business in Visalia, CA. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Bob Brown was the co-pilot of Chuck Culpepper's B-24 Crew who arrived in the 758th BS on 9-9-44. Bob flew 35 sorties (50 missions ) to places like Verona, Italy; Munich, Germany; and Linz, Graz, Vienna and Moosbierbaum, Austria. Bob finished his last 3 missions March 25, 26 and 31, 1945 as co-pilot on other crews as the rest of his original Culpepper/ Waltman/ Owen Crew had already finished up their 35 Sorties (50 Missions) and left the 758th Bomb Squadron. When he finished up his missions, Bob returned to the U.S. and to the family citrus growing business in Visalia, CA.

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

2nd Lt

4247

10/29/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

1LT

1467

03/17/1945

AM/4OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

3379

05/23/1945

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

3379

05/23/1945

AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

3379

05/23/1945

AM/3OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)


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