Leslie Tyler

MACR: 12824

2nd Lt. Leslie J Tyler was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Navigator.

Les Tyler DOB: 11/2/1919 DOD: 11/6/2007

He wrote a book about his WWII experience: "Wild Blue Yonder" http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Blue-Yonder-Adventure-Hostages/dp/0963115901

Also see: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/476352/PIECE-OF-US-B-17-BOMBER-COMING-HOME-AFTER-51-YEARS.html?pg=all

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

2nd Lt

258

01/16/1945

AM

Air Medal (AM)

2nd Lt

1486

03/17/1945

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1LT

3316

05/21/1945

AM

Air Medal (AM)

3/17/1945 General Orders 1486 AM


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