Charles E. Yeager

Ace: Charles E. Yeager Branch: United States Army Air Force Conflict: World War II Hometown: Myrna, WV Rank: Captain Victories: 11 ½ confirmed, three damaged Decorations: Distinguished Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Legions of Merit with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Air…

David M. Peterson

Ace: David M. Peterson Branch: United States Air Service Conflict: World War I Hometown: Honesdale, PA Rank: Major Victories: Six confirmed Decorations: Distinguished Service Cross, French Croix de Guerre   Born on 2 July 1894 in Honesdale, PA, David McKelvey Peterson worked at the Curtiss plant in Buffalo, NY following his graduation from LeHigh University. Taking flying lessons in his spare time,…