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Scanned Copy of Graduation Class Photo Roland N Leider Class of 1942, Page 53 Year Book Von Steuben HS Class Chicago, Illinois,
KIA 6 October 1944, Crew Member, (Rank, Last Name, First, MI) S.SGT Leider, Roland N. Position: Radio Operator Mission Number: 194 Date, 6-Oct-44 Target Berlin Pilot: 1 LT Lucien C. Courcelle, B17: 43-38060 Name of Aircraft: Texas Bluebonnet.
The Mission to Berlin was TECH Sergeant Leider's 17th Mission. Ronald N Leider was promoted to Technical Sergeant while in a Missing in Action status and the recipient of the Air Medal with Two Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart Medal.

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People

  • Roland Leider

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Pessin in B-17 'Back To The Sack' #4338060

Aircraft

  • 43-38060

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/6/44; Kearney 16/7/44; Grenier 1/8/44; Assigned 548BS/385BG [GX-G] Gt Ashfield 2/8/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/10/44 with Lucien Courcelle, Frank Bullen, Hubert Bivins, Roy Slaper, Delbert Hamilton, Roland Leider, Jerry Weir,...

Missions

  • 667

    6 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2018 22:09:33 JohnS3rd Created entry with collection, caption, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

My scanned image of HS Yearbook

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