• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2000-12-18
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: United States Representative Anna G. Esho, from the 14th Congressional District, California presents the Bronze Star Medal to World War II veteran and former Army Air Corps Lieutenant Richard Hank Sciaroni at Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, California while Major General Paul D. Monroe, the Adjutant General and Commander of the California National Guard l... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: United States Representative Anna G. Esho, from the 14th Congressional District, California presents the Bronze Star Medal to World War II veteran and former Army Air Corps Lieutenant Richard Hank Sciaroni at Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, California while Major General Paul D. Monroe, the Adjutant General and Commander of the California National Guard looks on. Rep. Eshoo was instrumental in the effort to award Lt. Sciaroni the Bronze Star for his actions during the war. Lt. Sciaronis was a navigator on a B-24 that was shot down over Germany, he lead three of his fellow air crew member to safety after more than two weeks behind enemy lines. Lt. Sciaroni was never awarded the medal because of interruptions in his chain of command and deaths of senior officers involved. The Representative, in a ceremony at the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Federal Airfield, California presented Lt. Sciaroni the medal. Base: Moffett Federal Air Field State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andrew Hughan, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted