Grover Cleveland Blissard, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Big Spring, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 2ND LIEUTENANT CO-PILOT OF A B-17 HEAVY BOMBER IN THE 429TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON, 2ND BOMBARDMENT GROUP (HEAVY), 12TH AIR FORCE IN MILITARY OPERATIONS AGAINST AN ARMED ENEMY MAKING BOMBING RUNS OVER ITALY IN 1943. AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS.