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Ladislaus L Smehyl




  • G Varnet

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 386th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 554th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-34971 Pay Off

    B-26 Marauder
    B-26C-15-MA 41-34971 "Pay Off" was assigned to 386BG/554BS at Boxted, UK. The aircraft was attacked by an enemy fighter as well as flak on 22-Aug-43 while on a mission to bomb the German airfield of Beaumont Le Roger, France. The fighter attack set the...


Event Location Date
Born Czechoslovakia 1918
Enlisted Madcill Air Force Base, Florida 5 March 1942
Lived in Tampa, Florida


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