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Glendale Youth Give Medal for Father Missing In Raid Transcript by PacificWrecks.com

Glendale Youth Give Medal for Father Missing In Raid
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Washington, March 25. (UP) – President Roosevelt today presented a Congressional Medal of Honor to Kenneth N. Walker Jr., 16, of Glendale, Cal., in recognition of the "conspicuous leadership" displayed by the boy's father, Brig. Gen. Kenneth N. Walker in leading bombing raids over Japanese-held territory in the Southwest Pacific. Walker was commander of the 5th Bomber Command from Sept. 5, 1942, until Jan. 5, 1943, when he was shot down after what Mr. Roosevelt described as an effective...

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The Los Angeles Times
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26 Mar 1943, Fri  •  Page 7
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