George Salapa

2nd Lt George Salapa Jr was assigned to the 459th BG 756th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Navigator.

2Lt George Salapa died in North Royalton, Ohio in 1979, of an apparent heart attack. Salapa was a rescued flier of Operation Halyard by Gen Draza Mihaijlovic's Chetnik in August 1944.

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

2nd Lt

1420

06/28/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

28 June 1944 15th AF General Order # 1420 Air Medal


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