George Andrew Davis. Biography. Awards. Ranks. A photo.
Davis joined the USAAF 1942 in the city after receiving "Wings" was sent to the Pacific Ocean. With 1943 1945 for years. made 266 sorties, Knocked 7 Japanese fighters. George was awarded Silver Star, 2-I DFC and 9-yu Air Medal. In the postwar years was a member of the group, which first flew in the F-80, and then moved to the F-86.
In the early 1951 Mr. Davis received Mallorcan title and was sent to Korea, there was at the office at the headquarters. Only 1 November, he was able to make the first sortie. George debut in the skies over Korea held 27.11.1951, when he shot down the MiG immediately 2-15. The greatest victory they won was in December, when he managed to shoot down MiG-4 15 in one day. Total Davis knocked 12 17 aircraft for days.
10.02.1952 60-in of departure Major George Davis He headed the unit from 4-x "Sabres" she covered F84, bombed w \ railway station. When approaching the target 2 fighter flew home (a problem is detected in the oxygen equipment), F84 remained virtually unprotected. Within minutes 10 12 flew MiGs. The forces were 6: 1 and, despite heroic efforts, George Davis was shot down in combat. At the time of his death he was 30 years.
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