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John Sedlak
Branch: Army
Rank: Private First Class (E-3)
War or Conflict: World War II
Years of Service: 3
My father-in-law entered the Army in January 1943 at age 19 and served with the 466th Bomb Group assigned to the 8th Army Air Force in Attlebridge, England. He sailed aboard the Queen Mary both to England and back, a trip that took 5 days each way. John was a member of the ground crew for the B-24 Liberator bombers that flew over 230 missions over Germany in 1944 and 1945. He cleaned the bombers after they returned from each mission, then readied them to fly out again. He was responsible for caring for bodies and body parts from our soldiers killed in action, and readied the wounded for transport to receive medical help. John was an exemplary soldier, a marksman, and always had a kind word for everyone. He still does. He currently resides in the skilled nursing unit at Elizabeth Church Manor in Binghamton, NY.

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