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2nd Lt. Neal Lenti 1943 was shot down with his plane the Lucky Tiger, a B-24 D #63958, on 08 October 1943 over Vegesack/Bremerhaven.

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  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

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  • Neal Lenti

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Neal was born in New York to Attilio and Gilda Lenti, immigrant parents from Italy. The family moved to Springfield MA, where Neal's father ran a hotel. Neal enlisted shortly after Pearl Harbor and trained in Texas. His crew flew over to Hethel England...

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  • VIII Bomber Command 111

    8 October 1943
    The shipyards and industrial areas of Bremen, Germany are the primary targets for this mission, but cloud cover causes some formations to bomb targets of opportunity. The attacking elements have been summarized below: ...

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