Sub-sub-fonds - Leggette, Lathan Nelson

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Leggette, Lathan Nelson

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  • 1944-1945 (Creation)

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3 files containing 135 papers

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(Born 13 September 1924, died 24 November 2014)

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Lathan Nelson Leggette was an assistant flight engineer and tail-gunner.

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Records donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library by Lathan N. Leggette.

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This section contains a memoir of the Ralph D. Cox's crew and an illustrated history of the 491st Bomb Group. Crew members of the 'Merchant of Menace' were: Ralph D. Cox (pilot); Johnny A. Pruis (co-pilot); Norman J. Bedry (navigator); William E. Reilly (bombardier); William J. Dohoney (flight engineer and upper-turret gunner); William C. Kirk (radio operator); Bill B. Martin (armourer and nose-gunner); Arthur H. Jones (armourer and waist-gunner); Herman R. Smith (armourer and belly-gunner) and Lathan N. Leggette (assistant flight engineer and tail-gunner).

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1c6584c5-a9ec-49b0-9dbb-fd5763b2778a

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Created 10/09/2010 by Drohj. Modified 08/01/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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