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Howard L. Baugh

Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Born: January 20, 1920
Hometown: Petersburg
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Eur-Afr-MidEastern Campaign Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

Mr Baugh served with the 99th Fighter Sqaudron, 332nd Fighter Group as one of the original Tuskegee Airmen. He flew a total of 35 combat missions during World War II. 1.5 aerial victories vs. German FW-190s during WWII in Italy in 1944.

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