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Leon H Babler


•Transferred from the 547th BS to the 546th BS on Station 106 SO #175 dated 1 September 1944, and confirmed in 546th squadron history (microfilm A0641-00109).
• Transferred from the 546th BS to the 547th BS on Station 106 SO #206 dated 17 October 1944, and confirmed in 546th squadron history (microfilm A0641-00115).
He flew 5 combat missions.


Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


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Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 02:03:39 bombercommand Changes to service number, role, biography, place associations and media associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:32 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /