Mel Peterson, Part 1, Interviewed by Kayla Schroeder 2006
Mel Peterson, Part 2, Interviewed by Kayla Schroeder 2006
Mr. Milford (Mel) Peterson Interviewed by Kayla Schroeder 2006
Mr. Milford (Mel) Peterson served in the Army Air Corps as a fighter pilot. He participated in the Air War over Europe immediately after D-Day.
He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 16 Oak Leaf Clusters, a European Theater of Operations with 4 Battle Stars, among other medals for his service and dedication to our country.
He married his wartime sweetheart and settled in Pendleton, Oregon after the war.