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In this Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 photo, Morry Crow poses at Good Samaritan Society at St. Martin Village in Rapid City, S.D.
Adam Fondren/Rapid City Journal via AP
Associated Press
November 11, 2019 - 6:45 am
Morry Crow completed 30 missions as an aerial gunner in World War II. He flew missions in Norway and Germany and survived harrowing incidents during those missions. But while 10 of the 21 planes in his squadron didn't return, he and his crew were part of the "Lucky Bastards Club" as they were...
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Gene Metcalfe and Richard Blankenship sit as guests of honor before receiving the Military Order of William Orange Lanyard, the Netherlands highest award,
Staff Sgt. Christopher Jelle
Army.mil
September 25, 2019 - 10:13 am
The Netherlands' highest military award, the Orange Lanyard of the Military Order of William, was presented to U.S. Army WWII veterans Gene Metcalfe and Robert C. Blankenship, whose son, Richard Blankenship, accepted the award on behalf of his father.
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