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June 1945 Proud crew of the Lucky Buck; Polebrook air station England : combat record of 35 missions



  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...


  • David Creach

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • Richard Fixa

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier, Waist Gunner
    Dick Flew 37 missions; A proud member of the 351st/510th Heavy bomber Group,Polebrook, England.Missions to Berlin and the breakout for operation Cobra, the breakout of Normandy ( D Day) invasion . He also bombed during the battle of the bulge. Credited...

  • Harold Franks

    Military | Sergeant

  • Robert Green

    Military | Staff Sergeant

  • John Hoskins

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    35 missions AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Benton Love


  • Joseph Robles

    Military | Technical Sergeant

  • John Stone

    Military | Technical Sergeant


Date Contributor Update
11 February 2019 11:28:32 Emily Changes to person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Removed associations not depicted in image and associated all crew members

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2019 16:59:23 thefix Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Fixa family collection