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French Resistance, Lucie Grasser on left, Edward in middle, and daughter, Frances Wencker. Frances wrote very good English and stayed in contact with Edward until the 1950's after the war. Other people that help out in 1944 and spoke English were Father Zirn and Madame Haag.

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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 13:52:59 jpendolino Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Juliann Pendolino, daughter

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