General Benjamin Oliver Davis awards medals to the 332nd Fighter Group at Ramitelli Airfield in Italy during World War II.
Italy Ramitelli Airfield Date:1944, September 10 Duration:4 min 20 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The 332nd Fighter Group is awarded at Ramitelli Airfield in Italy during World War II. Airplanes parked on the field. U.S. Army General Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. in Washington DC along with other officials arrives on the field. He bestows the Distinguished Flying Cross on his son Colonel Benjamin O Davis Jr. and three other pilots. Other dignitaries include Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces Lieutenant General Ira C Eaker, Commander of the 15th Air Force Major General Nathan F Twining and Commander of the 306th Fighter Wing Brigadier General Dean C Strother. Tents in the background. A band playing in the background.
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