Walker, Kenneth N.

Walker, Kenneth N.

(1898–1943) aviator; born in Cerillos, N.M. An early advocate of bombing as a prime strategic weapon, Walker was killed leading a raid on Japanese shipping at Rabaul, New Britain, and was a posthumous winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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