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MEDAL OF HONOR, TSgt Forrest L. Vosler
While flying over Berlin, Germany, on 20 December 1943, Sergeant Vosler
took heroic action that enabled him to receive the Medal of Honor.
When the aircraft in which he was serving as radio operator and gunner
was severely damaged by antiaircraft fire and he was painfully wounded
in the legs, thighs, and face, he asked to be thrown out of the aircraft to lighten
the plane. He managed to operate the radio and send out distress signals and
then saved the wounded tail gunner when the plane was ditched.