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Old 6th December 2023, 15:58
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Norman Lear 15th AF

The future television executive was assigned to the 772nd Bomb Squadron, 463rd Bomb Group, Fifteenth Air Force. During his time overseas, he flew 52 combat missions, acting as both a radio operator and gunner onboard Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses. Lear served in the Mediterranean and participated in bombing missions over Germany. For his service, he received an Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters.
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https://news.va.gov/113673/veteranoftheday-norman-lear/

https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.65078/

https://www.westpointcoh.org/intervi...a-b-17-crewman

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/12/06/a...lear-dead.html
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