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Robert Eli Thacker




  • Dale Smith

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer; pilot | 384th Bomb Group

  • Roderick Stewart

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot; Commanding Officer | 94th Bomb Group
    Pearl Harbor (landed during attack), ETO, 20 missions with 94 BG Commander of the 333 Bombardment Squadron, 94th Bombardment Group from October 1944 to March 1945. DFC/ SS/ AM

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Units served with


  • 41-2432 The LAST STRAW

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Salt Lake with Herbert Felton SAD 30/11/41; Assigned 88RS/7BG [aircraft 22], flew in to Pearl Harbor during Japanese attack 7/12/41 with Lt Robert E. Thacker, Co-pilot: Lt Donald C. Surles, Navigator: Lt Roderick M. Red Stewart, Bombardier:...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born El Centro, California, USA 21 February 1918
Died San Clemente, California 25 November 2020


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26 December 2020 01:51:02 bombercommand Changes to middlename, events and media associations

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03 March 2015 04:12:46 bombercommand Changes to events

Biographical Directory of the 8th Air Force 1942-1945

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14 January 2015 21:23:44 bombercommand Changes to service number, role, person associations, unit associations and place associations

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27 September 2014 18:23:21 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /