Claude Schonberger

MACR: 12751

2nd Lt Claude M Schonberger was assigned to the 459th BG 759th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

Retired Col. Claude M. Schonberger poses with Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula July 19, 2010, in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes after being presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross. General Deptula is the deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance at Headquarters Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Pausic) - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Retired Col. Claude M. Schonberger poses with Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula July 19, 2010, in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes after being presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross. General Deptula is the deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance at Headquarters Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Pausic)

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

2nd Lt

4726

11/27/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

2nd Lt

461

02/01/1945

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

1383

03/13/1945

AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

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