Lyons, Edwin.

Biography

Lyons, Edwin. (Leibovitz, Edwin); b. February 4, 1910, Brooklyn, New York; Pilot(?); Received Passport# 340985 on August 25 1936 which listed his address as 1854 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Arrived in Spain on September 24, 1936; Served with the Republican Air Force, pilot flew transports later moved to bomber duty; November 11, 1937 he moved to Groupo 15 (a Russian unit) flying Rasantes; Flew both bombing and strafing raids. Later promoted to SB-2s; d. May 18, 1991, Bronx, New York.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; John Carver Edwards, Airmen Without Portfolio, Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 1997. Code A