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COL SYLVESTER W. LAPKIEWICZ, USNR/USMCR
FLIGHT LOG ID: 1665


Service Date In: 07/01/1942
Service Date Out: 07/01/1974
Date of Birth: 11/21/1923
Aviation Designation: Fighter Pilot
City, State: Huntingdon Valley, PA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

As. Pac/Marshal Is

Aircraft

F6F
F8F
F4U
F9F
FJ4

Ship/Units/Deployments

VMF-422
VMF-223
VMF-451

Associations/Service Organizations

MCROA
Ret. Officers Assn
Naval Av Museum Fdn

Significant Achievements

Shot down Japanese Tojo aircraft. Aerial combat off Okinawa on May 25, 1945.
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