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John Richardson “Johnny” Alison was a highly decorated American combat ace of World War II, and veteran of the Korean War. He is often cited as the father of Air Force Special Operations.
Alison, a highly decorated fighter pilot, flew in the China-Burma-India theater during World War II with the Army Air Forces. He served in the 75th Fighter Squadron, a group led by Maj. Gen. Claire Chennault and known as the “Flying Tigers” and recognized by the shark teeth painted on the nose of their planes.
He became an Ace with six aerial victories.
He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, and the Distinguished Flying Cross.
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