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Outside of the Wencker home in 2015. Juliann Pendolino and David Appel, children of Edward Appel, visited this home on Thanksgiving Day November 27, 2015 and was able to meet the descendants of the French family that helped Edward Appel evade and escape in 1944.



  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb 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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  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 13:52:59 jpendolino Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

Juliann Pendolino, daughter