Major Charles J. Rosenblatt with his crew, Sergeant Perdue and Sergeant Culver, are shown here applying a Nazi symbol to the side of an aircraft, designating it as destroyed.
Rosenblatt was born in Tampa and was a long-time resident of Jacksonville. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years and was a fighter pilot during both World War II and the Korean Conflict. He received two distinguished flying crosses, the Air Medal, and three Oak Leaf Clusters in World War II alone. He was credited with destroying four Nazi planes and damaging three others.