Jerry Yellin; The Hidden Wounds of War

Jerry Yellin enlisted in the Army Air Corps on his 18th birthday.  He was in combat in the Pacific Theater and Iwo Jima with the 78th Fighter Squadron and participated in the first land based fighter mission over Japan on April 7, 1945 and the last mission of the war on August 14, 1945. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with an Oak Leaf cluster and the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf clusters. He is the author of The Resilient Warrior, Healing the Hidden Wounds of War


 

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