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Timeline Event: Sgt. Erwin Ears Medal of Honor

Apr 12, 1945

Sgt. Erwin Ears Medal of Honor

Sgt. Henry "Red" Erwin saves his B-29 crew by heaving out a malfunctioning, white-hot burning flare, suffering grievous burns & earning a Medal of Honor.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Person

Source:  CAF Airpower Museum

Date Added: 2010-04-12

Tags: MoH, Medal of Honor, B-29, Flare, Sgt, Seargent, Erwin

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