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Sgt Leo Baranik
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Birth: 1920
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1943

Leo was born 1920, Bronx, New York.
His parents were from Russia and immigrated to America.

He enlisted to the air corps.

In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
His first and last mission, Nov 26, 1943, Target: Bremen, Leo was attempting to repair the Ball Turret.
A B-17 from another group hit the ball turret, cutting it off and killing Leo Baranik.

He was awarded with an Purple Heart Medal

In 1943, when Leo died on the age of 22 he left behind his family :

His father, Dave Baranik
His mother, Jennie Baranik
His brother, Moe Baranik
His brother, Sam Baranik
His brother, William Baranik

Sgt
32529866
612th
New York
1920 - 1943
Waist Gunner onboard 42-37838 (Fancy Nancy)


Remember-our-heroes


 
 
Note: Entered the service from New York.
 
Burial:
Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial
Neuville-en-Condroz
Arrondissement de Liège
Liège, Belgium
Plot: A - Row 12 - Grave 6
 
Maintained by: Andy Swinnen
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56356981
Sgt Leo Baranik
Added by: Andy Swinnen
 
Sgt Leo Baranik
Added by: Andy Swinnen
 
Sgt Leo Baranik
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Anderson County, Kansas...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Jul. 14, 2015
We shall never forget
- Andy Swinnen
 Added: May. 6, 2008
 
 
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