Donald Magnuson

T/Sgt Donald D Magnuson was assigned to the 459th BG 759th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Engineer/Gunner.

T/Sgt Donald D Magnuson - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

T/Sgt Donald D Magnuson

Back Row L to R - Mercer Markman, Pilot; Howard Brinkley, Co Pilot; Joe Clark, Navigator; Edward Denari, Bombardier.

Front Row L to R - Don Magnuson, Flight Engineer; Harold Van Fosen, Radio Operator; Jupiter Rivera, Armorer and Ball Turret Gunner; Angelo Bennedeto, Nose Gunner; Sam Whitlow, Top Turret Gunner, Alva Adams, Tail Gunner. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Back Row L to R - Mercer Markman, Pilot; Howard Brinkley, Co Pilot; Joe Clark, Navigator; Edward Denari, Bombardier. Front Row L to R - Don Magnuson, Flight Engineer; Harold Van Fosen, Radio Operator; Jupiter Rivera, Armorer and Ball Turret Gunner; Angelo Bennedeto, Nose Gunner; Sam Whitlow, Top Turret Gunner, Alva Adams, Tail Gunner.

20 MM incendiary round  - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

20 MM incendiary round

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

SSGT

 

ROS

S/Sgt

923

06/08/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

S/Sgt

1440

06/28/1944

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

TSGT

2198

07/30/1944

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

T/Sgt

3165

09/06/1944

DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

T/Sgt

3618

09/25/1944

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

T/Sgt

4630

11/22/1944

SM
Soldiers Medal (SM)

General Order 3165 DFC PDF

Magnuson Flight Record PDF

Personal Album of Donald Magnuson


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