Yes, I know: it should be a 48-star flag... The 115th A.A.A. Gun Battalion, 1943 to 1945

The Story of the 115th A.A.A. Gun Battalion

War Record

The image below is the back cover of the book, "The Story of the 115th A.A.A. Gun Battalion". It contains a summary of the battalion's war record:

Our Record

  • 2nd of all 3rd Army 90mm AA.
  • 5th of all 3rd Army AA.
  • 7th of all 90mm AA in ETO.

Campaign Stars

  • Normandy Invasion
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Central Europe
  • (B Btry) AA Defense of London


  • Silver Star - 1
  • Bronze Star - 52
  • Soldier's Medal - 1
  • Purple Heart - 29
  • Croix de Guerre - 2
Back Cover: "The Story of the 115th A.A.A. Gun Battalion"

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... provides the key elements of its war record, including six campaign stars. Taken from the back cover of The Story of the 115th A.A.A. Gun Battalion.
Updated Tuesday June 07, 2005 09:12:13 PDT
The original text of The Story of the 115th A.A.A. Gun Battalion and Symphony in B Flak, published by the unit in 1945, is in the public domain. So how, you may ask, can I claim that the contents of these web pages are protected by copyright?

The answer is that it is my own transcription of the text and images into electronic format, and compilation into these web pages that is copyrighted. In addition, the web design, art, and annotations, plus all material from my father's personal albums are copyrighted original works. I reserve all rights to how all these materials are used. You may not copy them or store them in any retrieval system without permission.