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RE: Major George A. Davis: 50 years ago he perform his deed
YES.. the same way in Vietnam with the US.
After a while the engraciating had to be constantly reinforced to mean
However if 22 Russian pilots got the metals they most likely deserved it.
BTW How many Russian, US, Chinese and NK pilots died in Combat in Korea?
Looking for real numbers.
[mailto:owner-KOREAN-WAR-L@raven.cc.ku.edu]On Behalf Of Dennis Kiernan
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 6:20 PM
Subject: Re: Major George A. Davis: 50 years ago he perform his deed
Diego Zampini wrote:
> PS: It is a sad irony that Davis was the only one Sabre pilot credited
> the Medal of Honor, the highest American condecoration, meanwhile at least
> 22 Soviet MiG-15 pilots became Heroes of the Soviet Union.
Yeah but the running joke in those days was how the Russians gave
out medals for coming to work on time. You'd see cartoons all the
time of Russian officers completely covered in medals, or wearing a
bunch of medals on their pyjamas.