Frank A. Hill Causeway

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Photo taken by melps213 in October 2017

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Col. Frank A. Hill flew 166 air combat missions in Europe and North Africa during Europe's greatest conflict. He was credited as the first pilot of an all-American group to shoot down a German fighter plane in combat. He was the first ace of the 31st Fighter Group and its commander.

The Frank A. Hill Causeway at the Woodcliff Lake Reservoir was dedicated July 21, 2017. The dedication was a joint effort by Suez Water and the borough.

Hill joined the Army Air Corps in 1939. During his 30-year career, Hill received the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Silver Star, the Air Medal with 19 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Legion of Merit with two Oak Leaf Clusters and five Air Force Commendation Medals.

Hill was inducted into the New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame in 1992.

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Bergen County, New Jersey (280)
New Jersey (1,690)
Road (328)

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  • November 5, 2017: Added by melps213

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