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                               HEADQUARTERS
			  499th BOMBARDMENT GROUP
                          APO 237, c/o POSTMASTER
                          SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA

                                                          11 August 1945
GENERAL ORDER )
              :
NO. . . .  43 )

		             E X T R A C T

		  	     SECTION I  A

BRONZE SERVICE STAR (ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN RIBBON--Pursuant to authority
contained in General Orders 17 Hq USAF MP, dated 6 August 1945, and under
the provisions of sub par 7b Circular 62, War Department, 1944 as amended
by Section I, Circular 195, War Department 1944, the following named person-
nel, having served honorably and being assigned to units indicated sometime
during the period 18 September 1944 to 12 May 1945 inclusive, and are pres-
ently assigned to this organization, are awarded the Bronze Service Star to
the Asiati-Pacific Campaign Ribbon for participation in the Air Offensive,
Japan Campaign.

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			878TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON

PFC Schein, Walter		   32854491

PFC Schneider, Louis J		   16114886

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          By order of Lieutenant Colonel CHAMBERS:


						  D.J. O'ROURKE JR.,
						  Major, Air Corps,
						  Adjutant.



OFFICIAL:

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