Morton Salsberg

2nd Lt Morton Salsberg was assigned to the 459th BG 756th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Bombardier.

Morton Salsberg lived in Patchogue, Long Island, NY. Born in 1920 Passed away in 2002.


Awarded a Silver Star for gallantry for combat in the Gilbert Islands


2nd Lt Morton Salsberg - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

2nd Lt Morton Salsberg

2nd Lt MORTON SALSBERG was assigned or attached to the 459th Bombardment Group on 16 June 1944 according to a 27 October 1944 dated document subject roster of personnel sent to the commanding general NATOUSA
42-52427 - Cherokee Maiden / Chickie  - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

42-52427 - Cherokee Maiden / Chickie

Chickie flight crew - Lt. Salsberg, Bombardier back row far right. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Chickie flight crew - Lt. Salsberg, Bombardier back row far right.

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

2LT

 

ROS

2LT

46

12/08/1943

AM
Air Medal (AM)

2LT

2

01/02/1944

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

2LT

3

01/03/1944

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

2LT

7

01/07/1944

OLC
Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2nd Lt

183

04/08/1944

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

2nd Lt

496

05/17/1944

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

2nd Lt

1522

07/03/1944

AM/5OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

1674

07/08/1944

AM/5OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)


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