George Day Net Worth

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George Day Net Worth is
$1.4 Million

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George Day was created on Feb 24, 1925 in Sioux Town, Iowa, USA as George Everett Day time. He was wedded to Doris and Doris Marlene Sorensen. He passed away on July 27, 2013 in Fort Walton Seaside, Florida, USA.

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1Medal of Honor Citation:On 26 August 1967, Col. Day was forced to eject from his aircraft over North Vietnam when it was hit by ground fire. His right arm was broken in 3 places, and his left knee was badly sprained. He was immediately captured by hostile forces and taken to a prison camp where he was interrogated and severely tortured. After causing the guards to relax their vigilance, Col. Day escaped into the jungle and began the trek toward South Vietnam. Despite injuries inflicted by fragments of a bomb or rocket, he continued southward surviving only on a few berries and uncooked frogs. He successfully evaded enemy patrols and reached the Ben Hai River, where he encountered U.S. artillery barrages. With the aid of a bamboo log float, Col. Day swam across the river and entered the demilitarized zone. Due to delirium, he lost his sense of direction and wandered aimlessly for several days. After several unsuccessful attempts to signal U.S. aircraft, he was ambushed and recaptured by the Viet Cong, sustaining gunshot wounds to his left hand and thigh. He was returned to the prison from which he had escaped and later was moved to Hanoi after giving his captors false information to questions put before him. Physically, Col. Day was totally debilitated and unable to perform even the simplest task for himself. Despite his many injuries, he continued to offer maximum resistance. His personal bravery in the face of deadly enemy pressure was significant in saving the lives of fellow aviators who were still flying against the enemy. Col. Day's conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of the U.S. Air Force and reflect great credit upon himself and the U.S. Armed Forces.
2Air Force Cross citation:The Air Force Cross is presented to George Everett Day, Colonel, United States Air Force, for extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed force as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam from 16 July 1969 to 14 October 1969. During this period, Colonel Day was subjected to maximum punishment and torture by Vietnamese guards to obtain a detailed confession of escape plans, policies, and orders of the American senior ranking officer in the camp, and the communications methods used by the Americans interned in the camp. Colonel Day withstood this punishment and gave nothing of value to the Vietnamese, although he sustained many injuries and open wounds to his body. Through his extraordinary heroism and willpower, in the face of the enemy, Colonel Day reflected the highest credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.
3He attended Central High School in Sioux City. He earned his bachelor's degree and a Doctor of Humane Letters from Morningside College in Sioux City. He was awarded a Master of Arts degree from St. Louis University, a Juris Doctor from the University of South Dakota and a Doctor of Laws from Troy State University. He was admitted to the South Dakota Bar in 1949 and in Florida Bar in 1977.


Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project2014Documentary as Col. Bud Day
Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good2011DocumentaryHimself (as George E. 'Bud' Day)
Pritzker Military Library Presents2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal2004Documentary shortHimself - P.O.W. (as George E. 'Bud' Day)
American Experience2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Return with Honor1998Documentary


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