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Paul W Lingrel 1
Age in 1930: 13 1
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Estimated Birth Year: 1917 1
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Place: HARDIN County, Ohio 1
From: 1930 1
Enumeration District: KENTON CITY, WARD 2 1

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Lt Paul W Lingrel, B-25 Bombardier/ 321st Bomb Group MTO

Italy

321stBG ALLEY CAT CREW, Paul is far LEFT

Lt Paul W Lingrel, Commissioned Bombardier for the 321st Bomb Group, 447th Bomb Squad flew across the Atlantic in the [now famous] Gen Bob Knapp Flight-Over, Feb. 1943.   An Atlantic crossing, the Southern Route in MASS without loss.

Lt Lingrel waas a BIG guy, perfectly made, just huge so his nich name was "Big Moose" which was painted under the Bombardier's window on his B-25, the "Alley Cat" #41-13176.... Shot-up and shot-down on Combat Mission __ July, 1945 and her Pilot, Lt John "Buster" Burns managed to limp his stricken ship (with one casuality, Turret Gunner James Woody who was KIA after he got a ME 109!) back to a friendly area and belly landed on the beach at Bone (N. Africa)  There were over 200 holes counted in this ship....

More to come... Barbara Ennis Connolly, 321st Bomb Group Historian, 57th Bomb Wing Historical Researcher.  PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com

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