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Leon Appel

Military

Service

People

  • Robert Applin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Our pilot, Bob Applin, was a natural leader and an excellent pilot. - Barky Hovsepian, R/O Complete a 35 mission tour

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 11 April 1921
Lived in Brooklyn, NY, USA 1942

2742 Pitkin Avenue

Lived in Jamaica, Queens, NY, USA 1976
Died Jamaica, Queens, NY, USA 4 March 1998

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2017 01:35:14 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

http://death-records.mooseroots.com/l/103101319/Leon-Appel
Attlebridge Notes - 1976 Register

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2014 18:38:10 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Officers of Attlebridge booklet - 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book 'Attlebridge Arsenal' by Wassom & Brassford, page 343 & SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 197

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