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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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On 4th July 1943 he was rear gunner in Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn when it was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He managed to escape from the doomed aircraft and parachute to the relative safety of captivity, reportedly 'through' his turret. The rest of the crew did not make it out of the aircraft and were killed. It is known that he visited at least some of the families of his lost crewmates some time after the war.
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Flight Lieutenant Brian Beattie : Squadron service dates updated
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Updates made to Aircrew database for : Sergeant John Henry Hanne : First name updated (now John Henry), Service number updated (now 564212), Squadron service dates updated
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