Blakeslee, Donald James, COL

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
AAF 1056-Pilot Single-Engine Fighter
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1948, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Service Years
1941 - 1948

Aviation

Colonel


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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Fairport Harbor

Date of Passing
Sep 03, 2008
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA)
  1950, Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity



Colonel Blakeslee received two Distinguished Service Crosses, seven Distinguished Flying Crosses, two Silver Stars, six Air Medals and the British Distinguished Flying Cross. A decade later, for his Korean War service, he received the Legion of Merit, another Distinguished Flying Cross and four Air Medals.


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AAF Command Pilot Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
  1942-1948, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
  1943-1943 Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Frascati Bombing Raid
  1943-1943 Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Second Raid on Schweinfurt
  1950-1953 Korean War
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