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Leon C. Packer, 93rd Bomb Group

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  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

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    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

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  • Leon Packer

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    2 December 1942 while transporting navigators to a school in Oxfordshire, main landing gear retracted upon landing. All crewmembers survived on B-24 #41-23674. Later on April 16, 1943 Packer would crash land battle damaged B-24 #41-23847, "Yardbird",...

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