Woodbury County

Lt. Comdr. N.L.A. Berger



Lt. Comdr. N. Berger Given Bronze Star

Lt. Comdr. N. L. A. Berger, son of Mrs.Mina Berger, 2812 Summit street, has been awarded the Bronze star medal for “exercising exceptional ability as a naval aid assisting other officers in planning the air operation of D-day.” In addition, he has been awarded the Navy cross for performance of duty in the Pacific.

Comdr. Berger entered the service in 1938, and won his naval aviation wings at Pensacola, Fla., in 1939. He has been attached to carriers in the Pacific and Atlantic, and has served as aid to Admiral Kirk.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 30, 1945