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U.S. Army Air Force
Awards of the Silver Star

for 
Conspicuous Gallantry
in Action During

WORLD WAR II

The pages linked from the menu below represent nearly 5,000 General Orders citing Silver Star Awards to members of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. (These are based on G.O.s issued by a USAAF command, and there remain some USAAF recipients indexed in the U.S. Army pages that we have yet to identify and parse out.) This work is based largely on the unprecedented hard work of the late Colonel Albert Gleim to index G.O.s for Silver Star awards. The list includes all names from Volumes I, II, and III of Colonel Gleim's 1991 compendium, and includes additional recipients not identified in Gleim's work.

This index does NOT contain ALL awards of the Silver Star, though we believe that 80% or more of the Army Air Force awards of the Silver Star are represented herein or in the Army indexes. Posting these indexes are our initial step in the much larger effort to identify ALL recipients, and eventually to post their citations. Please keep in mind the following:

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Looking for a Hero or trying to verify awards? We have posted the names of more than 120,000 recipients of the highest awards in a BRAND NEW FREE SECTION
DECORATIONS 1862 - Present
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Military Medals & Awards 

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The Purple Heart 
How to Request Records/Medals Earned
  How to Obtain Military Records of a Family Member 

Honor Roll of America's Military Heroes


Brevet Medal


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Distinguished Service Medals

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Silver Star

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The History Room | U.S. Flag HistoryHistory of the Flag |
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| The National Anthem | The Pledge of Allegiance The American Creed | The Seal of our Nation | Our National Symbol
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