Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame remembers Richard Bong


OSHKOSH, Wis. – The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame (WAHF) is honoring the accomplishments of Richard Ira Bong, America’s Ace of Aces, in 2014. Bong, a native of Poplar, Wisconsin, was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in December 1944.

In collaboration with the Richard I. Bong Veteran’s Historical Center, Superior, Wisconsin, the celebration of Bong’s achievements will include statewide presentations by WAHF speakers throughout the year.

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