Tag - Legion of Merit

WGCDR Louis Spence KIA

9 SEP 1950: The Korean War and O11315 WGCDR Louis Thomas Spence is killed. Wing Commander Lou Spence, 77 Squadron RAAF, is killed during a ground attack mission over Angang-ni, Korea. Two months after No 77 Squadron was committed to operations in Korea, the unit’s Commanding Officer, Wing Commander Lou Spence, was killed in action on this day. He led four Mustangs in an attack on storage facilities at Angang-ni, north of Pusan in South Korea, which had been...

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