Meyer, Robert H. (Bob) (Captain)

Freedom Committee of Orange County

 

         

 

 

Name: Robert H. (Bob) Meyer

Rank: Captain

Branch of Service: Army Air Corps

Unit: 441st Troop Carrier Group – 302nd Squadron

Specialty: Glider Pilot

Active Duty Dates: January 1942 to October 1945

Armed Conflicts:  WWII

Theater of Operations: European

Campaigns: Normandy, Southern France, Holland and the Rhine (4 Airborne Landings)

Decorations & Awards:

   4 Presidential Unit Citations, 4 Air Medals, Award of Merit, Combat Infantryman Badge, Holland Prinz Wlhelm Award (Orange

   Lanyard), British Glider Pilots Wings, (Horsa Glider), American Theater and European Theater ribbon with Bronze Arrow Head

   and 7 battle stars.

Speaking Subjects: Suicide Missions, story of the Glider Pilots in action.

 

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