Donald Kienholz

Donald D Kienholz served his country in World War II with the 1st Fighter Group .

Information on Donald Kienholz is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on 1LT Kienholz. These serviceman's records are not complete and should not be construed as a complete record. We are always looking for more documented material on this and other servicemen. If you can help add to Donald Kienholz's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

02/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 44

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

02/26/1944

General Order (GO)* : 65

AM/7OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

02/26/1944

General Order (GO)* : 65

AM/8OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

02/26/1944

General Order (GO)* : 65

AM/9OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

02/26/1944

General Order (GO)* : 65

AM/10OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster 2nd Silver Oak Leaf Cluster = 10 OLCs

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

02/26/1944

General Order (GO)* : 65

AM/11OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

* Documents are of the type/classification of "General Order" for most award documents. The listed documents are GO, General Order unless otherwise stated. For example. Special Orders.

The Issuing Authority is the Command and author of the document.


The information on this page about Donald Kienholz has been obtained through a possible variety of sources incluging the serviceman themselves, family, copies of military records that are in possession of the Army Air Corps Library and Museum along with data obtained from other researchers and sources including AF Archives at Air Force Historical Research Agency and the U.S. National Archives.

This information is by no means complete; we are adding information based upon documentation in our possession including digital copies. We will continue to add to this material as it becomes available.

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