Virginia Heroes

John B. Leonard

1st Lieutenant, Air Force

Born: May 8, 1923
Hometown: Ashland, VA
Died In: N/A
Awards: Air Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal

Served as a pilot during World War II with the 1st Photo Reconnaissance Squadron in India, China, and Guam from December 1944 to October 1945. Lieutenant Leonard was the co-pilot of the “Snoopin Kid” F-13A, the photo reconnaissance version of the B-29.

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