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Hiding place of Edward Appel in Hochfelden France. He hid here with the son of the family, Georges Wencker, from Sept 8 to November 23, 1944. Edward stayed in contact with the family for a few years after the war, and Georges later named his son, Edouard after Edward Appel, the American pilot that hid with him in the barn.

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Units

  • 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...

  • 564th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Edward Appel

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot, Bomber Pilot, Fighter Pilot
    Edward Appel was one of the few Pilots who completed tours both in a Bomber Group (30 missions) and as a fighter pilot (17 missions) in the European Theater of Operations (ETO). His bomber was the B-24 Liberator the Latrine Rumor, B-24 (Number 42...

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Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 13:52:58 jpendolino Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
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Juliann Pendolino, daughter

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