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James E. Swett, First Lieutenant from San Mateo, California, awarded Medal of Honor in WWII

James E. Swett, First Lieutenant, of San Mateo, California, awarded the Medal of Honor for destruction of seven Japanese planes in a single aerial battle in the Solomons. Awarded by dispatch 2 September 1943. (Marine Fighting Squadron-221).

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