Thomas H. Radle

Thomas H. Radle entered the Army Air Corps on June 22, 1943.

As a Captain, he piloted B-17 Flying Fortress bombers in Western Europe, during the Air Offensive of Europe, at Normandy, and northern France.

Mr. Radle was awarded the: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, European-African-Middle East Campaign Service Medal with 4 bronze battle stars, American Defense Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.

He was released from active duty on August 18, 1945.

Source: Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project. 260.

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