Pistole, Herbert

Last Name:   
Pistole
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First Name: 
Herbert
Nickname:  
Hub
Born/Died  
1910/2002
Hometown:
Sparta, Tennessee
Squadron:
Second
Position: 
Armorer
Victories
WWII and Life Itself !
Decorations:
1st Class 2nd Grade Order of the National Army, Navy and Air Force Medal during AVG, Bronze Star US Navy, WWII Victory, Navy Good Conduct, American Campaign, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign, Korean War Service, Korean War UN Medal, etc.
Pre AVG: U.S. Navy
 
AVG Service: One of only 6 ground personnel to be awarded a medal from China during the AVG period, for bravery under fire.  Others receiving the medal included Harry Fox and Alex Milhalko.

Post AVG, WWII:
WWII US Navy, aboard the USS Hornet in battle.


Post War Career:
Retired USN Chief Petty Officer.


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