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Freedom Fighters: Bill Lehr

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Bill Lehr served two tours of duty in the Korean War. In 1951, he was assigned to the U.S. S. Boxer as an air crewman flying Sky Raiders.

After serving his first tour of duty, Lehr was sent back to Korea in '52 to fly off the carrier the U.S. S. Oriskany.

During his two tours of duty, Lehr flew 48 missions, including 35 bombing missions and 13 submarine patrols.

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