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Merritt O. Chance


Distinguished Flying Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Merritt O. Chance (MCSN: 0-27238), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight, in actions against enemy Japanese forces in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.

General Orders: Heroes U.S. Marine Corps 1861 - 1955 (Jane Blakeney)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Marine Corps