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Richard Otto Donner receives the Silver Star medal awarded posthumously to his father, October 1946

Richard Otto Donner receives the Silver Star medal awarded posthumously to his father, October 1946 image
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Ann Arbor News, October 25, 1946
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SON RECEIVES DEAD FATHER'S AWARD: Richard Otto Donner, 11-year-old son of Mrs. Virginia Kappler of Whitmore Lake, receives a firm handshake and a Silver Star medal, awarded posthumously to his father, Major Otto H. Donner, who was killed in December, 1944. Mrs. Kappler, who stands behind the boy, has recently re-married. Left to right in the above picture are Lt. Col. N. W. Dragneff, who presented the awards; Richard, his mother, Mrs. Fred Henes of Dexter, who received a Silver Star awarded posthumously to her son, Paul; and Lt. Col. Dudley J. Scholten, who was awarded a Legion of Merit at the ceremonies in the Armory.
Month
October
Year
1946
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