Maj. Elliot Summer, USAAC

Major Elliot Summer, US Army Air Corps, a Providence native and WWII ace with ten kills to his credit, flew P-38s in the Pacific with the 432nd Fighter Squadron – which he ended up commanding by the end of the war. His many awards included the Silver Star, 2 Distinguished Flying Crosses, and 9 Air Medals. He was an aviation consultant for many years after the war before joining the Federal Aviation Administration as the Noise Abatement Officer for the Eastern Region.

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