ALEXANDER VRACIU - HELLCAT ACE

A Tribute to the Finest Naval Aviator of World War II

Please Support Our Effort to Award Alex's Long Overdue Congressional Medal of Honor

"The One That Got Away."
 

Then-Lieutenant (j.g.) Alexander Vraciu aboard U.S.S. Lexington shortly after downing six Japanese "JUDY" dive bombers in a span of eight minutes during the First Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19 June 1944. This is one of the most famous images of World War II. - U.S. Navy Photo

Contact Your Congressman and Senators and Ask Them to Help Right a Wrong.

Please also contact   Alex's Congressman,   Representative Gerald McNerney (D-CA).
(Alex is a native of Indiana, so it may be of use to contact their Represenatives and Senators as well.)

When you write please do two things: Encourage them to keep fighting for Alex and thank them for their continued support on his behalf.


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