Early War Philippine Scout Air Corps Air Medal Awarded to KIA S Sgt Ellis T Pfeifer
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Early War Philippine Scout Air Corps Air Medal Awarded to KIA S Sgt Ellis T Pfeifer

Code: 0t61afm20009etp


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an Early War Philippine Scout Air Corps Air Medal, awarded to Staff Sergeant Ellis T. Pfeifer. He was Killed in Action on the 21st of July, 1944 when the plane he was stationed in as the Left Waist gunner, "Our Baby," collided with another plane, The "Diana-Mite" over Germany. He was given this Air Medal, along with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal in his honor. Ellis served with the 734th Bomb Squadron, 453rd Bomb Group, 8th AF.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: About 3-1/4" x 1-1/2".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt Bronze and Silk ribbon

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with locking over-under swivel catch

MARKINGS: "S. SGT. ELLIS T. PFEIFER A.C."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF Medal collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEJX17 LCEJX4/17 SCEJX4/17

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent +): There is only slight fraying to the ribbon, but other than that, the medal is beautiful

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.