Paul H. Ebertz

THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY WA S H I NGTON The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS to PAUL HELMUTH EBERTZ CHIEF AVIATION ELECTRONICSMAN UNITED STATES NAVY for service as set forth in the following CITATION: ‘‘For heroism and extraordinary achievement in aerial flight as Member of a Patrol Plane Crew in Patrol Squadron FORTY TWO during operations against enemy aggressor forces in Korea from 25 August 1950 to 12 February 1951. Completing thirty-five missions during this period, EBERTZ participated in daring flights over an active combat area in the face of grave hazards. By his marked courage, skill and unswerving devotion to duty throughout, he contributed materially to the success achieved by his plane and upheld the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.” For the President, Secretary of the Navy