Richard Hintz

Sgt Richard E Hintz was assigned to the 459th BG 758th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Armorer Gunner.

Sgt. Richard E Hintz wearing his gunners wings. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Sgt. Richard E Hintz wearing his gunners wings.

Sgt. Hintz' Medals - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Sgt. Hintz' Medals

S.Sgt Richard Hintz in the waist gun position of the B-24 with the .50 calibur machine gun. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

S.Sgt Richard Hintz in the waist gun position of the B-24 with the .50 calibur machine gun.

Sgt Hintz in front of his plane - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Sgt Hintz in front of his plane

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

Sgt

2541

08/10/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

1LT

2870

08/26/1944

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

S/Sgt

3511

09/20/1944

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

S/Sgt

3511

09/20/1944

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

Sgt

3633

09/25/1944

DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

S/Sgt

4247

10/29/1944

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