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Lt. McDaniel
Gets Air Medal
Mediterranean Air Trails
Mac's first victory
Mediterranean Air Trails
"Ace in a Day"
Sweetwater Flier
Knocks Down
Five Nazis
in One Day
Wins DFC -
First Lt. Gordon H. McDaniel,
right, 204 South High Street,
Sweetwater, a 325th Fighter
Group Mustang pilot, has
been presented the
Distinguished Flying Cross by
Col. Yantis H. Tavor,
commanding officer of a wing
in the Fifteenth AAF Fighter
Command, during a recent
award ceremonies at an
Italian base.
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Gets Decoration and
Promotion for Work
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This is a true story of an American WWII Fighter Ace,  Lt Gordon H. McDaniel of Sweetwater, Tennessee.  
He was a member of the 325th Fighter Group, the "Checkertail Clan". His friends called him Mac.