Army & Navy - HEROES: Medals for the Living

One of them came from Greenwich, Conn., the other from Springer, N.Mex.; both were Army flyers. They had gone out to Australia together last year, brand-new second lieutenants. Together, they got to know the enemy, in time became aces.

Last fortnight Major Ted Cragg, of Greenwich, stepped out in front of the Fifth Fighter Command. Nine times his name was called, medals, stars or Oak Leaf Clusters were pinned to his tunic for each citation. They had been won over a long period, and they made him (with Major Thomas Lynch) the most...

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