Caplan, Leslie, Maj

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 3162-Flight Surgeon
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1945-1946, Air Force Bases/ Installations
Service Years
1941 - 1946
Major

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1908
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Steubenville, Ohio
Last Address
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date of Passing
Aug 04, 1969
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 68, Site 5001

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He saved the lives of many POW's with his heroic actions in the camps and especially during the brutal forced marches they had to endure near the end of the war.

   
Other Comments:
Sources:
http://www.stalagluft4.org/Testimony%20of%20Dr.htm
http://www.rb-29.net/html/79SchumacherSty/13.01schum.html
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/story/loc.natlib.afc2001001.00391/pageturner?ID=pm0009001
http://www.geocities.ws/majorcaplan/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8778265
http://www.angel45-2b.com/lesliecaplan.html
http://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=466&mtch=1&cat 
   
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 Ribbon Bar


Flight Surgeon Badge


 
 Unit Assignments
15th Air Force449th Bombardment Group, HeavyUS Air Force719th Bomb ardment Squadron, Heavy
POW GermanyAir Force Bases/ Installations
  1943-1944, 15th Air Force
  1943-1944, M 3162, 449th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1943-1944, M 3162, 47th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
  1943-1944, M 3162, 719th Bomb ardment Squadron, Heavy
  1944-1945, M 3162, POW Germany
  1945-1946, Air Force Bases/ Installations
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
Ohio State University
  1929-1933, Ohio State University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-24 Liberator  
  1943-1944, B-24 Liberator
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