John Joseph O'Shaughnessy

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Wheeling, WV

HONORED BY
Kitty O'Shaughnessy Iacono, Daughter

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

1ST LIEUTENANT. PILOTED A B-26 MARAUDER IN THE EUROPEAN THEATRE. VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY ARRIVED AS HE WAS COMPLETING HIS 68TH MISSION. HE WAS AWARDED AN AIR MEDAL WITH 6 OAK LEAF CLUSTERS, THE EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH 5 BATTLE STARS AND THE CROIX DE GUERRE AVEC PALME. HE WAS ALSO HONORED WITH 2 PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATIONS.