Facsinating book on American WW2 fighter pilot gone missing

25/05
ZEEWOLDE/NETHERLANDS (EZPress) - The book `Lenny - A Debden Eagle` tells the fascinating and thrilling story of Leonard R. -Lenny- Werner, who was assigned to the USAAF’s glorious 4th Fighter Group in England in June 1944.

The famous unit operated North American P-51 Mustangs to fight the Luftwaffe of Nazi Germany. Born in the Bronx, Lenny learned to fly at Flushing New York City Airport and became a gifted fighter pilot, flying the P-40 Warhawk, P-47 Thunderbolt, and A-36 Apache during his training.

At RAF Debden he was assigned to the 334th Fighter Squadron. He scored two victories over the Luftwaffe.He flew his last combat mission on November 20, 1944. Leonard R. Werner crashed into the lake IJsselmeer in the Netherlands and was listed as missing in action.

The book is available online at: www.aviationhistory.nl

ISBN 9789090383934 | Hardcover | 92 pages | Colour/B&W | Colour profiles | Maps

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Datum: zaterdag 25 mei 2024, 15:46
Bron: EZPress Algemeen
Categorie: Algemeen
Tags: Flevoland, New York, Verenigde Staten, Zeewolde

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