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September 17, 2021

Submitted by the family

Sidney W. Bressler, 96, passed away peacefully on Mon, Aug 23, 2021 in Winter Park, Fl. Born Feb 25 1925 to Beatrice & Benjamin Bressler in New York City and raised in Brooklyn.  Graduated Lowell Textile Institute in 1949.

He served in the U.S. Army in WWII as an aviation engineer on a PBY, amphibious aircraft, in the Pacific.  The highlight of his military career was on the morning of August 6, 1945 when his crew landed in the Sea of Japan five miles off the east coast of Japan where a U.S. B-29 had been shot down and rescued 10 servicemen from the downed airc...

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