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Jack Lucas USMC MOH (deceased) - Art prints and originals signed by Jack Lucas USMC MOH (deceased)

Jack Lucas

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1 / 5 / 2008Died : 1 / 5 / 2008

Jack Lucas USMC MOH (deceased)

Born in Plymouth, N.C., on February 14th, 1928, Lucas was a 13-year-old cadet captain in a military academy when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. Jacklyln Jack Lucas was just six days past his 17th birthday in February 1945 when his heroism at Iwo Jima earned him the nations highest military honor. He used his body to shield three fellow squad members from two grenades, and was nearly killed when one exploded. He passed away on Thursday May 1st 2008 in a Hattiesburg, Miss. hospital. He was 80.

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 Only 660 miles from Tokyo, the small volcanic island of Iwo Jima was recognized as early as 1943 as being a vital location to secure an airbase for allied aircraft, in order to achieve victory in the Pacific.  Forseeing this goal, the Japanese began......
Iwo Jima - A Hard Won Haven by John D Shaw. (AP)
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Only 660 miles from Tokyo, the small volcanic island of Iwo Jima was recognized as early as 1943 as being a vital location to secure an airbase for allied aircraft, in order to achieve victory in the Pacific. Forseeing this goal, the Japanese began......NOT
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A pilot with 625 Sqn before being chosen for Pathfinders on Lancasters, joining 582 Sqn and completing 59 operations. Roy was wounded on a daylight operation spending two months in hospital, finally completing his tour in March 1945.
Updates made to Aircrew database for : D. C. Beddow : Squadrons updated (added No.51 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
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Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden X3001 : Airframe notes updated (added 10-02-1941 : Hampden was shot down by a night-fighter and crashed north of Alkmaar in Holland.)
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Tilson : Squadrons updated (added No.115 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Pates : Squadrons updated (added No.149 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
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Updates made to Aircrew database for : Piper : Squadrons updated (added No.149 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
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