|U.S. Army Air Force
Killed in Action 25 Apr 1945
Other MEDALS-RIBBONS: Purple Heart, American Campaign, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign w/1 Star, World War II Victory
On the last full-scale bombing mission of the European war, Rudy's plane was the final B-17 lost when bombing the Skoda Armament Works at Pilsen, Czechoslovakia.
With love and honor, your family
8th Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress
327th Bomb Squadron