Julian Alvin "Bill" Dickey
My Step-grandfather both served & ulitmitly lead the 301st. bomb group. His name was Julian Alvin "Bill" Dickey. He participated in the Libyan, Tunisian, Sicilian, and Naples-Foggia campaigns. His decorations & awards were The Air Medal with 9 Oakleaf; The Distinguished Flying Cross; The European-African-Meddel East Campaign with 4 bronze service stars; The Presidential Unit Citation; & The World War II Servicele Lapel Button. The B-17E Modle Called Hells Battlewagon. Tail number 12599 & The other he was B-17 was The F modle Tail number 25234 which he called Joker.
Then he became a fairy pilot for the 557th AAF Base Unit at Gore feild, at Great Falls MT.
If there is any of his crew member left they can Probably fill in more of his War Record.
Thank you For your time.
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