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William Tunner

AKA William H. Tunner

Born: 14-Jul-1906
Birthplace: Elizabeth, NJ
Died: 6-Apr-1983
Location of death: Ware Neck, VA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Organized the Berlin Airlift

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1929-60)

Father: (emigrated from Austria)
Mother: (emigrated from Austria)
Wife: Sarah Margaret Sams (d.)
Son: William S. Tunner
Son: Joseph C. Tunner
Wife: Ann Hamilton
Daughter: Suzanne Tunner

    High School: Roselle High School, Roselle, NJ
    University: US Military Academy, West Point (1928)

    Air Medal
    Distinguished Flying Cross
    Distinguished Service Cross
    Distinguished Service Medal four times
    Austrian Ancestry

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 18-Dec-1950, DETAILS: General Tunner, Airlifter



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