BGen Jesse Auton, Gen Eisenhower, LGen Carl Spaatz, MGen James Doolittle, MGen William E Kepner, Col Donald M Blakeslee, Apr 11 1944. VIPs were present for the presentation of Blakeslee with the Distinguished Service Cross, RAF Debden, Essex, England, UK

Caption   BGen Jesse Auton, Gen Eisenhower, LGen Carl Spaatz, MGen James Doolittle, MGen William E Kepner, Col Donald M Blakeslee, Apr 11 1944. VIPs were present for the presentation of Blakeslee with the Distinguished Service Cross, RAF Debden, Essex, England, UK ww2dbase
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Added Date 18 Jan 2013

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
18 Jan 2013 01:45:21 AM

Brigadier General Jesse Auton, Commanding Officer of the 65th Fighter Wing; General Dwight D Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander; Lieutenant General Carl Spaatz, Commanding Officer of the Strategic Air Forces in Europe; Major General James Doolittle, Commanding Officer of the 8th Air Force; Major General William E Kepner, Commanding Officer of the 8th Air Force Fighter Command; Colonel Donald M Blakeslee, Commanding Officer of the 4th Fighter Group

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