|Photo Credit: The Roanoke Times|
This is a photo of Bill Overstreet when he served in the Army Air Force during the war:
And this is the maneuver that forever put Overstreet in the history books:
Now... that is seriously hardcore.
Overstreet, a pilot in the357th squadron, was the recipient of hundreds of medals during his time of service. In 2009 he was awarded France’s Legion of Honor during a ceremony at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia.
Now he is gone, but not to be forgotten.
Rest well, noble hero. Your generation really was the greatest... and you were one of the best of them.
Read more about the extraordinary life and achievements of William Overstreet Jr. at The Roanoke Times website.