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S/Sgt William H Leach :- Air medal award card. 351BG.

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  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

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  • William Leach

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 510BS, 351BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Bernburg in B-17 42-31612 22-Feb-44; shot down by flak, crew baled out and pilot made a wheels up landing near Aachen. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2657 Awards: AM, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Date Contributor Update
10 October 2021 13:37:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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https://catalog.archives.gov/id/139503515

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