U.S. Air Corps Brigadier General Haywood S. Hansell, Jr. presents medals to crew members of the Memphis Belle
European Theater Date:1943, October Duration:1 min 49 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Officers and airmen, of the U.S. 91st Bomb Group, stationed at RAF Bassingbourn, England, stand in formation, in class A uniforms, in front of the B-17, Memphis Belle. Brigadier General Haywood S. Hansell, Jr. presents the Silver Star medal to two staff sergeants of the Memphis Belle crew. Pilot Robert K. Morgan of the B-17 Memphis Belle receives the distinguished Flying Cross, as does a technical sergeant, and another staff sergeant and an officer crew member. View of the medal recipients lined up together. A military band playing on the airfield. The British RAF flag flies over the airfield.
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