1/Lt. John W. Silk


(D. Woods)

1/Lt. John W. Silk

38th FS - 17 May 1944 - 14 October 1944

Assigned Aircraft

Not Known

Mission History

Completed Tour of Duty

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
232 12 September 1944 Leipzig
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged
Score Detail 12 September 1944  Me-109 destroyed (air) Frankfurt
12 September 1944  (.5)He-177 damaged (ground) Herzogenaurach
Notes Home of Record - Pittsburgh, PA
ASN - O-758242
17 May 1944 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
July 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
July 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
02 August 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
August 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
October 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
14 October 1944 - Ended Tour of Duty
Awards
Memories

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