General Carl Spaatz presents Medal of Honor to William Mitchell, Jr.

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A special medal of honor was awarded posthumously to Brig. Gen. William (Billy Mitchell and presented to his son today. Gen. Carl Spaatz, Chief of Staff of the Air Force presents the medal to William Mitchell Jr. with Mrs. T. B. Byrd, the former Mrs. Mitchell, looking on in ceremonies at Air Force Headquarters.

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Digitized for the New York Times in 2018 by students at Pratt Institute's School of Information.

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George Tames

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The New York Times

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English

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George Tames, “General Carl Spaatz presents Medal of Honor to William Mitchell, Jr.,” George Tames: New York Times Photographer , accessed November 28, 2020, http://nytames.prattsi.org/items/show/161.