Perry Dahl served in the 41st Infantry Division as an enlisted man in the early 1940s. He applied for aviation cadet training shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, was accepted and graduated as a Second Lieutenant in June 1943.
Following transition training in the P-38 Lightning, Dahl was sent to Tumwater, Washington with the 55th Fighter Group, then on to the Pacific Theater as a replacement pilot in the 432nd Fighter Squadron, 475th Fighter Group "Satan’s Angels". Perry Dahl has hand signed this 8x10 Photo with 432 Fighter Squadron 9 Kills inscription. JSA Authentication #AC92833 and JSA Certificate of Authenticity.