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Bong and MacArthur

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Title: Bong and MacArthur
Description: General Douglas MacArthur congratulates Richard I. Bong, World War II Ace of Aces from Poplar, Wisconsin, after awarding him the Congressional Medal of Honor at an airstrip on Leyte Island, Phillippines.

Image ID: 11076
December 12, 1944 
U.S. Signal Corp.
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Medals
Air pilots, Military
Military decorations
Military parades & ceremonies
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography

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Please Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society.

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