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  1. Lt Fernando Correa Rocha He was born in São Paulo City on July 21, 1921. Completed full flight training in the USA. He fought in World War II with 74 combat missions in Italy, the first on November 6, 1944 and the last on May 1, 1945. Decorations: Aeronautics Merit Order, Aviation Cross - Ribbon Type A with 3 stars, Italy Campaign Medal, South Atlantic Campaign Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross (USA), Air Medal with 3 OLC (USA), and Presidential Unit Citation (USA). Shortly after his return to Brazil after the War, he applied for a discharge and joined Br
  2. Captain Lucídio Chaves Group: Name of War: Lucidio Patent / Registration: 2nd Lieutenant / BO-1152 Born: 16/12/1903, Curitiba (PR) - Brazil Function: Commander in the Communications Section of 1st Brazilian Fighter Group Decorations: Aeronautical Merit Order, Italian Campaign Medal, Silver Military Medal for 20 years of good service, Bronze Star Medal (USA), and Presidential Unit Citation (USA). When returning to Brazil, although graduated in Medicine (in 1938), he assumed the chief of communications of the Santa Cruz Air Base in Rio de Janeiro C
  3. Lt Raymundo da Costa Canário War Name: Canário Function: Combat Pilot Born: 05/02/1926, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) - Brazil Decorations: Brazilian Aeronautical Merit Order, Aviation Cross - Ribbon Type A (ETO) with two stars, Italy Campaign Medal, Air Medal with two OLC (USA), and Presidential Unit Citation (USA). On 01/04/45, arrived in Pisa, coming directly from the United States Pilot School. Pilot of combat of the yellow squadron, having completed 51 war missions. His first mission was on 01/20/45 and his last on 05/01/45. During his 14th mission on 02/15/45,
  4. Lt Danilo Moura War Name: Danilo Function: Combat Pilot Born: 06/30/1916, Cachoeira do Sul (RS) - Brazil Decorations: Brazilian Order of Aeronautic Merit, Blood Cross, Aviation Cross - Ribbon Type A (ETO), Italy Campaign Medal, Air Medal (USA), and Presidential Unit Citation (USA). Danilo (scheduled) going to the USA in 1942 with other Brazilians - They had won a scholarship to be a pilot. Danilo (right) at Plains Airways Inc. in Cheyenne - Wyoming, USA: BAAF - Bruning Army Air Field - It was a flight training facility of the United States Army Air Force use
  5. WW2 Brazilian rank stars (Army Captain):
  6. US made sweatband with coarse weave and Nape Strap. Chinstrap with black hardware.
  7. Hi, Please, does anyone know this liner manufacturer? Ricardo.
  8. Lt John Richardson Cordeiro e Silva He was born on September 29, 1922, in Rio de Janeiro city, Brazil. Declared official aviator in 1943. He completed his training in Panama, in Suffolk, USA, in preparation for the war in Europe. He was combat pilot of the blue squadron in Italy. He was shot down on November 6, 1944, when he attacked an artillery position on the outskirts of Bologna, integrated a squadron of four planes of the 345th North American Fighter Squadron. The Brazil lost its first pilot in war operations... Decorations: Cross of Bravery - Medal
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